The New Orleans BioInnovation Center Welcomes Program Director

Muieen Cader to coordinate capital access & experiential learning programming

NEW ORLEANS (Feb. 9, 2023) — The New Orleans BioInnovation Center (NOBIC), a private, not-for-profit business incubator, supporting entrepreneurship and dedicated to the development of bioscience innovation throughout Louisiana, announced today the addition of Muieen Cader as program director.

“Muieen brings an array of experience in early-stage investing, with an emphasis in program development and capital deployment within underserved communities,” said NOBIC Executive Director Kris Khalil. “We’re very
excited for him to join our growing team. He will undoubtedly make an immediate impact on the biotech industry in New Orleans.”

maueenCader has a strong background in venture capital, having served as a Senior Associate with Garden District Ventures, where he was responsible for investment memo preparation, due diligence, LP outreach, and adding
value for prospective portfolio companies. He is actively involved in the venture capital community through his contributions to and his Medium blog focused on venture capital and diversity, where he has
been recognized as a “Top writer.”

One of Cader’s first initiatives will be to build a new experiential learning programming for local graduate students and supporting early-stage companies through their milestone journeys, with a focus on supporting
biotech companies to obtain much-needed risk capital.

Outside of the office, Cader is a passionate sailor, having sailed with some of the best teams in the world.
For more information about Cader and NOBIC, visit


About New Orleans BioInnovation Center :
The New Orleans BioInnovation Center (“NOBIC”) is a nonprofit business incubator focused on advancing life science entrepreneurship and technology commercialization in Louisiana. The mission of NOBIC is to create a successful biotech ecosystem by providing emerging companies with customized commercialization services, premier facilities and a comprehensive support network. Through relationships with research institutions, economic development organizations and industry stakeholders, NOBIC helps its clients de-risk novel technologies, attract funding and improve global health outcomes. For more information, visit