Futures in Life Sciences Program: Overview of Life Sciences Career Paths
Tuesday, January 15 2013
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: MassBio, 300 Technology Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA
Propel Careers, MassBio, and 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 an overview of life sciences industry career paths.
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
- Erin Whalen, Lab Head and Project Team Leader - Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
- Stephen Altieri, Associate - Cooley LLP
- John Hallinan, CBO - MassBio
- Rita Viegas, Clinical Trial Manager, Biogen Idec
- Nessan Bermingham, Atlas Venture, Monsanto Seed Fund Alliance Advisor and Managing Partner, Bio Equity Capital
7:30pm-8:00pm – Open Networking