Allison Gleason

Director, Science Communications


Allison Gleason, Ph.D., is a Director of Science Communications who pairs her ability to gain a technical understanding of clients’ science with her knowledge of the biotech industry to deliver deep strategic insight to partners. Allison guides clients through a variety of communication needs, from investor pitches to company launches to milestone planning.

Career and education

  • 10+ years training as a bench scientist and working as a communicator in the biotech space
  • Former senior writer at BioCentury covering topics across therapeutic space, modality and stage of development
  • Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Pathology from the University of Michigan

Roles outside the office

“As a mom of two young boys, you can find me playing with trucks, tripping on toys, doing laundry and consuming large amounts of coffee when I’m not at the office.”

Internal TBC initiatives

Science office hours co-host, where TBCers can deepen their knowledge about science and biotech, and Industry Catalyst presentation series to educate around important biotech milestones

Local insight

Must dos in Ann Arbor, Michigan: Take a stroll in the Arb, eat ice cream at Blank Slate, drink sangria at Dominic’s and people watch downtown on a game day.