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Olivier Noel, MD/PhD and Founder - DNAsimple (#37)
Episode 3726th February 2022 • Lion Legacy • Penn State Alums Jared Melzer & Ross Weisbrot
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2021 Penn State grad (MD/PhD) Olivier Noel is a lifelong learner! While in grad school, Noel founded DNAsimple, a company that helps streamline the way researchers obtain patient samples for scientific studies. He appeared on the prestigious Shark Tank show and shares his experience of winning over one of the Sharks (listen to find out which one). Noel is now at Yale University doing his residency in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

Jump right in:

(10:02) - Time at Yale

(10:43) - Choosing plastic surgery

(13:17) - Launching DNAsimple

(18:53) - Shark Tank experience

(23:18) - Future vision of DNAsimple

(23:52) - Student question of the episode powered by The Daily Collegian: Moving from Haiti to Queens, NYC

(28:00) - Lions Den presented by Penn State experience

This podcast was produced by Penn State student Mallory Reiter, in partnership with Professor Katie O'Toole's Podcast class.

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