Bioscience Careers

“Taking Research to Market Impact as a Career Launch (and Track?)”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Magali Dieny Eaton, J.D., LL.M. Thursday, December 3, 2020, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar: Abstract: In this talk you will hear about how Magali turned her early entrepreneurial endeavors and academic research background into a career helping academics learn the skills to turn their research into

RECAP: Scott Smith, J.D., “Career Options in Patent Law”

Blog post written by Louisa Helms. ********************************* Scott Smith is a Copyright and Trademark Manager at CoMotion, the innovation partner at University of Washington aimed at providing tools, connections, and acumen to transform ideas into economic and societal impact. Scott earned his Bachelors degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at UCLA, his Master of Research

RECAP: Dr. Andrea Valladao, “From bench to business: A path to tech transfer”

Blog post written by Louisa Helms. ********************************* Andrea Valladao is a Manager of Innovation Development at University of Washington’s CoMotion: the UW’s innovation office which provides an array of services that are aimed at expanding the global economic and societal impact of the UW community. At CoMotion, Andrea is able to combine her love of

“Career Options in Patent Law”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Scott Smith, J.D. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar:…/regi…/WN_ZZuDWW6FSIKLXyaQCZHQJQ Abstract: Scott moved from researching discoveries to protecting them as an intellectual property attorney. He will talk about this change in career direction and the other smaller deviations along the way to his current

“From bench to business: A path to tech transfer”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Andrea Valladao, Ph.D. Thursday, October 22, 2020, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar: Abstract: Andrea is an immunologist now working as a technology manager at UW CoMotion. Andrea works with UW faculty and investigators to bring their high-impact technologies to market. She evaluates early-stage technologies, advises investigators

“Always carry a notebook: My career in science writing and media relations”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with James Urton, Ph.D. Thursday, March 5 2020, 5-6PM, HSB T-747 Abstract:   James is a cell biologist who hasn’t picked up a pipet in years. He spends his days in the University of Washington News Office, where he covers news and discoveries from 15 departments and institutes. He writes press releases, edits copy, pitches reporters, fields media requests, reads

“Storyteller, Writer, and Scientist”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Adam Ruben, Ph.D. Thursday, February 13, 2020, 5-6PM, HSB T-747 Adam Ruben is a writer, comedian, and molecular biologist. He has appeared on the Food Network’s Food Detectives, the Science Channel’s Head Rush and How Do They Do It?, the Weather Channel’s Weather Gone Viral, the Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the

“A Mission-Driven Career: Solving National Security Challenges in Biodefense”

Thursday, January 23rd 2020, 5-6PM, HSB T-747 Dr. Rachel Bartholomew is a Senior Research Scientist and Technical Team Lead in the Global Security, Technology, and Policy Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. She has ~20 years of experience applying molecular biology to address challenges related to national security, policy and non-proliferation. She has led projects