PhD, Chemistry, UC Davis
Angel Cobo has a keen ability to uncover unique multidisciplinary opportunities and innovations, with a commitment to sustainability-focused entrepreneurship. Angel’s thesis research focuses on the complexities and strategic opportunity involved in synthesizing novel molecules as potential therapeutics. As a UC Davis doctoral candidate in the Department of Chemistry, working under the guidance of Dr. Annaliese Franz, Angel has come to embrace the importance of sustainability and renewability across different disciplines.
Angel hopes to broach the ag and food industry by leveraging his technical chemistry skills, IP knowledge and entrepreneurial instincts to support disruptive technologies in this space. As an organic chemist, he is eager to put sustainability at the forefront and focus solely on alternative methods in the tech space.