Aleidy Silva is a MedTech Innovation Fellow at the UCLA Business of Science Center (BSC). Prior to joining the BSC, she was awarded a UC-Mexus Doctoral Fellowship and joined Prof. Chih-Ming Ho’s Microsystems Laboratories, where she conducted interdisciplinary research in bio-complex systems, optimization of multi-drug therapies, and personalized Medicine. Aleidy is also the co-founder and president of a biotech company and a member of the Journal of Laboratory (JALA) Editorial Board. She obtained her Ph.D and a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering at Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico. Her interests include technology transfer and entrepreneurial ventures.