About Us

Melanie Trull, Ph.D. – Partner and Co-founder

Melanie has more than twelve years of experience consulting with clients in a variety of fields including human healthcare and ag biotech. At Bioscience Information Partners, Melanie has assessed the commercial potential of technologies for investors, analyzed markets and competition, prepared bioscience-related business plans, conducted surveys, and provided additional strategic business information in numerous life science fields. Prior to forming Bioscience Information Partners, Melanie was a senior research analyst at BioAbility, BIP’s predecessor consulting firm. At BioAbility, Melanie led projects in regional development strategies, conducted market research, prepared business plans, and created targeted databases of technical information in Microsoft Access. She also authored several reports and books on biodefense markets and funding opportunities in biodefense.

Melanie holds a Ph.D. in botany from the University of Georgia. Her post-doctoral work at Penn State University in plant biotechnology concerned how plants perceive and respond to phosphorus deficiency, using Arabidopsis thaliana as a model. Contact Melanie at mtrull@biosciinfo.com.


Bioscience Information Partners’ work is assisted by a number of outside experts and affiliates, including those in the medical and scientific library information sciences (MSLS) field as well as financial analysis of start-up biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. In addition, we have worked with a number of affiliates specializing in regulatory affairs and biomanufacturing.