Full Name
Benjamin Scruggs, PhD
Job Title
Company or Organization
Hatteras Venture Partners
Speaker Bio
Ben Scruggs is an Associate at Hatteras Venture Partners in Durham, NC. He supports the firm’s new portfolio company diligence, existing portfolio strategy, and overall operations. Prior to joining Hatteras in 2016, Ben was a postdoctoral fellow in the Epigenetics and Stem Cell Biology Laboratory at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. He has performed research in the fields of genomics, metabolism, RNA biology, and transcription regulation. Ben is a board observer at Altis Biosystems, Dropworks, Graybug Vision, Myeloid Therapeutics, Qpex Biopharma, and Trefoil Therapeutics. He serves on NHLBI’s national network of mentors and the North Carolina Microbiome Consortium Steering Committee. He has served on various committees and panels for the National Cancer Institute, the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, and Southeast Life Sciences. Ben received his B.E. in biomedical engineering from Vanderbilt University and a Ph.D. in molecular cell biology from Washington University in St. Louis.
Benjamin Scruggs, PhD