Futures in Life Sciences Program - Research and Development
Tuesday, April 17 2012
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: MassBio, One Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142
Propel Careers, MassBio, and the MassBioEd have joined together to organize a series of networking and panel events focused on raising awareness of career paths that exist in life sciences for individuals with advanced degrees. This Futures in Life Science program will bring together experts across a wide range of disciplines and functional areas within the life science industry, who will detail their roles and will provide a rich context for the audience to gain a clear understanding of the skills, aptitudes, competencies, and personalities that thrive in their particular functions.
Attendance for this program is open to current graduate students, post doctoral fellows, and medical residents who are interested in careers in the life sciences industry. Space is limited to 100 individuals.
The event will focus on the various career options within the Research and Development areas of the life sciences sector including: Bench Research, Business development, Discovery project management, preclinical, CMC/formulation, and Intellectual Property.
Food and refreshments will be provided at each event, and all events will have ample time included to meet and network with the panelists and other attendees.
5:30pm-6:00pm– Registration and Open Networking
6:00pm-6:10pm – Introductions, Overview, and Recognition of Sponsors
6:10pm-7:30pm – Panel Discussion
7:30pm-8:00pm – Open Networking
Lauren Celano, CEO, Propel Careers
Kenneth J. Olivier Jr., PhD, has been the Director of Toxicology at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals;
Erin Whalen, Lab Head and Project Team Leader, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research;
Greg Mckenzie, Senior Scientist, Novophage