Bioscience Careers

October 30, 2018

“A Career Taking Off: Biosciences in the Aerospace Industry”

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5 – 6 PM Room T-739 (HSB, T-wing), refreshments provided Brittany Weldon, Ph.D. Environment, Health, and Science Toxicologist The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA Dr. Brittany Weldon is an Environment, Health, and Safety Toxicologist for Boeing where she provides chemical safety and human health support to Boeing’s aerospace manufacturing factory operations, to research

April 29, 2016

“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

April 15, 2016

“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

March 8, 2016

“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

January 28, 2016

“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

December 16, 2015

“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