Bioscience Careers

April 10, 2014

“From Academia to Industry”

Thursday, April 10, 2014 Download Dr. Sanowar’s talk here Sarah Sanowar, Ph.D. Senior Research Associate, Genentech San Francisco, CA Work environments are becoming more diverse involving multidisciplinary collaborations in Academia and in Industry. Although each has distinctive ways of research, work and reward, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are well prepared for scientific careers in either.

March 16, 2014

“Scientific Communications: Building Bridges Between Science and Business” 

Thursday, March 6, 2014 Arun Divakaruni, Ph.D. Senior VP of Element Scientific Communications and Acting General Manager at Weber Shandwick Los Angeles, CA As Senior VP of Element Scientific Communications™ and acting General Manager at Weber Shandwick, Dr. Arun Divakaruni works with over 20 former scientists and science writers around the world to incite change

January 23, 2014

“Looking Back: Lessons Learned from My First 35 Years in Research and Biotech” 

Thursday, January 23, 2014 Download part one of Dr. Lyman’s talk here Download part two of Dr. Lyman’s talk here Stewart Lyman, Ph.D. Manager, Lyman BioPharma Consulting LLC Seattle, WA Looking for some inspiration to kick-start your research or job hunt in the New Year? Join us for an illuminating talk by Dr. Stewart Lyman as he

November 6, 2013

“Tales from the ‘Dark’ Side: The truth about science in industry”

Thursday, November 7, 2013 Download part one of Dr. Wesley’s talk here Download part two of Dr. Wesley’s talk here Johnna Wesley , PhD. Research Scientist, Novo Nordisk, Seattle, WA Ever wonder about the truth of working in a for-profit research environment and the differences between academia, biotech, and big pharma? Mystified by what you can do

May 30, 2013

“Preliminary Results – Observations on a Recent Transition from Graduate Student to Biotech Professional”

Thursday, May 30, 2013 Download a video of Dr. Warren’s talk here Sarah Warren, PhD. Director of Research Onofactor Corp., Seattle, WA Sarah Warren is a founder and director of research for Oncofactor Corporation. Oncofactor is developing antibody therapeutics to overcome tumor-mediated immune inhibition. Sarah is responsible for leading the research efforts of the company, including project planning,

April 4, 2013

“Drugs, Money, and Trials: The Life of a Regulatory Medical Writer “

Thursday, April 4, 2013 Download a video of Dr. Chertova’s talk here Cortney Chertova, PhD. Medical Writer/Project Manager Randstad Pharma, Seattle, WA

January 17, 2013

“Has It Really Been 30 Years? A Not So Straightforward Career in the Life Sciences “

Thursday, January 17, 2013 Download a video of Dr. DesRosier’s talk here John DesRosier, PhD. Executive DirectorWA Life Sciences Discovery Fund, Seattle, WA

December 6, 2012

“From Academia to Biopharmaceutical Development”

Thursday, December 6, 2012 Download a video of Dr. Ponce’s talk here Rafael Ponce, PhD. Scientific Director, Comparative Biology & Safety Sciences Amgen, Seattle, WA

October 11, 2012

Career Opportunities in Academia, Industry and Government

Thursday, October 11, 2012 Download a video of Dr. Freedman’s talk here Toby Freedman, PhD. Author, Founder/President of Synapsis Search Program Chair for the BioScience Forum, San Francisco, CA

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