Bioscience Careers

Entrepreneurship, Commercialization, and Startups in the Life Sciences: A Panel Discussion

Thursday, December 10, 2015 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Courtney Jones Law, Ph.D. Program Manager, WIN for Life Sciences Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association, Seattle, WA Josh Pan, Ph.D., MBA Founder and Principal S-Phase Ventures, LLC, Mountlake Terrace, WA Lucas Nivon, Ph.D. Co-Founder & CEO Cyrus Biotechnology, Seattle, WA To view a video of the panel: click

“Researcher, Writer, Consultant: Finding the Right Fit and How to Get There”

Thursday, November 12, 2015 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Brooke Anderson-White, Ph.D. Disease Area Analyst Oncology Resource Group, Seattle, WA To view a video of Dr. Anderson-White’s talk: click here Brooke is a PhD molecular biologist passionate about competitive intelligence, partnership building, and technical writing in the fields of oncology, microbiomics, and infectious disease. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship

“From Beer to Biochemistry and Back Again”

Thursday, October 8, 2015 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Tom Schmidlin, Ph.D. Founder and Head Brewer at Postdoc Brewing Postdoc Brewing, Redmond, WA To view Dr. Schmidlin’s talk: click here Tom started homebrewing during his undergrad days, and became fascinated with the science behind the process. A couple of career changes and a dotcom layoff later, his interest in

“Convincing the ‘old guard’ of science and business to believe in the entrepreneur’s quest to change the future”

Thursday, May 28, 2015 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Leen Kawas, Ph.D. CEO & President M3 Biotechnology Inc., Seattle, WA To view a video of Dr. Kawas’ talk: click here Leen Kawas, Ph.D, is CEO and President of M3 Biotechnology Inc., an emerging company that is targeting growth-factor systems with a drug that could reverse the course of

Life in the Cloud: A Tech Industry Panel

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Jeremiah Wander, Ph.D. Researcher, Medical Devices Group Microsoft James Thompson, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Web Services Amazon Tim Blakely, Ph.D. Software Engineer, Machine Intelligence Google  To view the video of the panel discussion: click here Ever wanted to know what it’s like to work for one of the big

“Beyond the Bench: Turning Community Building into a Career”

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Jenn Pang, Ph.D. Director Science and Math Institute, Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA To view a video of Dr. Pang’s talk: click here Long before graduating from UW’s Molecular and Cellular Biology program in 2010, Jenn Pang was considering leaving the bench. While still in graduate school, Pang pursued opportunities

“Freelancing, contracts and careers in eLearning”

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Sandlin Seguin, Ph.D. eLearning Specialist Tableau, Seattle, WA View Dr. Seguin’s talk here. Sandlin Seguin, PhD is an (new) eLearning Specialist at Tableau. Her brief career since defending in 2011 has included freelance work in text book editing, text writing, course and contracts in curriculum development and

Transitioning From Academia to the Allen Institute for Brain Science

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Pete Groblewski, Ph.D. Scientist I – Neural Coding Group Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, WA Download Dr. Groblewski’s powerpoint presentation here. Peter Groblewski recently joined the Allen Institute for Brain Science where he is a Scientist in the Neural Coding group. He is applying his extensive experience with rodent

“I am a scientist and I play one on TV”

Thursday, February 19th, 2014 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Jennifer Gardy, Ph.D. Senior Scientist BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC View Dr. Gardy’s talk here. After completing a PhD in microbial genomics, Dr. Gardy followed the “traditional” path, ultimately getting a faculty position, though based at BC’s Centre for Disease Control, where her work combines genomics with infectious disease