Bioscience Careers

“Science stories: a career in science journalism”

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 5:00pm-6:00pm in Health Sciences Building, Room T-747 Jessica Marshall, Ph.D. Associate Editor Chemical & Engineering News,  Seattle, WA Video of the seminar can be found here: Part 1/2, Part 2/2 Jessica Marshall is an associate editor at Chemical & Engineering News. Prior to joining C&EN, she spent a decade as a freelance science and

“Transition from Academia to the Industry: Joining the Dark Side?”

Thursday, November 17th, 2016 5:00pm-6:00pm in Health Sciences Building, Room T-747 Fernando F. Migone, Ph.D. Key Account Regional Manager Carl Zeiss Microscopy, Inc.,  Seattle, WA Fernando is an Account Manager for Carl Zeiss Microscopy Inc using his expertise in cutting edge imaging technologies to provide sales, support, and application development for labs across the Pacific Northwest.

“The Art and Science of Venture Capital”

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 5:00pm-6:00pm in Health Sciences Building, Room T-747 Anna Turetsky, Ph.D. Associate Lightstone Ventures, Boston, MA Anna is an Associate at Lightstone Ventures, where she evaluates new early-stage investment opportunities in the biopharmaceutical and medical device sectors. Before joining Lightstone, she was at Fletcher Spaght, a healthcare strategy consulting firm. Anna completed her

“Career Transitions in the Biological Sciences; Navigating between Academia and Biotech”

Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:30pm-6:30pm in Orin Smith Auditorium, South Lake Union (SLU) Ruwanthi Gunawardane, Ph.D. Director, Stem Cells & Gene Editing Allen Institute of Cell Science, Seattle, WA Ruwanthi (Ru) Gunawardane is part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on building image-based models of cellular behavior. Ru joined the Allen Institute after spending 5 years at

“Building a Bright Career through Innovation”

Thursday, May 5, 2016 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Lee Weng, Ph.D., MBA Chief Strategy Officer and Board Director Kolo Medical, San Jose, CA To view a video of the panel: click here To view slides of the panel: click here   Looking at the current, highly competitive business landscape, many students may wonder how to start a new career

“Facilitating science: Working in scientific program and operations management”

Thursday, April 21, 2016 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Alison S. Mehravari, Ph.D. Assitant Director of Operations Air Force Center of Excellence, University of Washington Institute for Neuroengineering, Seattle, WA To view a video of the panel: click here Do you enjoy the organization and planning aspects of science more than working at the bench? Consider a career in

“From Ph.D. to Patent Law”

Thursday, March 31, 2016 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Connie Cheng, Ph.D. Patent Agent Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Seattle, WA To view a video of the panel: click here Patent law offers exciting career opportunities for scientists who would like to step outside the lab but still stay involved with cutting-edge technologies. As a patent agent

“On the Path to a Diagnosis”

Thursday, February 18, 2016 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Lee Kaplan, Ph.D., FACMG, CC, ASCP(CG)CM Director of Cytogenetics BayCare Laboratories, LLC, Tampa, FL To view a video of the panel: click here Lee is a PhD Clinical Cytogeneticist who is passionate about helping patients and physicians reach a diagnosis. She works in the prenatal, pediatric, and oncology

“Working in Small Company Biotech”

Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:30pm-6:30pm at South Lake Union in the Orin Smith Auditorium Mark Branum, Ph.D. Director Theraclone Sciences, Seattle, WA To view a video of the panel: click here Mark is a Ph.D. Biochemist with an industry career focused in small company biotech. He is currently a Director at Theraclone Sciences focused on immune-oncology, previously Mark was