Ben Scruggs, PhD
Prior to joining Hatteras in 2016, Ben completed a postdoctoral fellowship 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. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Molecular Cell and Cell Metabolism, among others. Ben focuses on the firm’s deal flow process and due diligence.
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.
COMMUNITY AND BOARD ENGAGEMENTS:
Ben is a board observer at Graybug Vision, 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 Council for Entrepreneurial Development, SE BIO, and SC BIO.