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Liz Bui

Adjunct Professor of Law


School of Law


Email: Liz Bui


Liz is passionate about making an impact at the intersection of environment and human health. She is a former Vice President and Diversity & Inclusion Officer for ViaCyte, Inc., a diabetes cell therapy biotech company, which was recently acquired by Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Liz is well versed in intellectual property strategies for biotech startups driven by business objectives and results. Liz continues to consult for biotech startups. Liz is presently co-owner of 2 start-ups, Yulex LLC and ZilDome. She is Chief Business Officer and manages most business functions for both companies. Yulex is a bio-polymer material science brand focused on sustainable natural rubber textile solutions with a vision and a mission to replace oil-based consumer addictions that are harmful to the environment and to the people. Yulex is also the industry thought leader on sustainability and the need for (FSC) certified supply chains for transparency. Zildome is the commercial brand producing and selling products made from natural rubber. Liz is presently living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


B.S., Tulane
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law
Diversity & Inclusion Certificate, Cornell University