Futures in Life Sciences Program - Finance, Legal, and Operations
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
Cambridge, United States
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Futures in Life Sciences -Finance, Legal, and Operations
Panel Discussion and Networking Event
Date: November 15th, 2011
Location: MassBio Offices, One Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Propel Careers, MassBio, and the MassBioEd have joined together to organize a series of networking and panel events focused on raising awareness of career paths that exist in life sciences for individuals with advanced degrees. This Futures in Life Science program will bring together experts across a wide range of disciplines and functional areas within the life science industry, who will detail their roles and will provide a rich context for the audience to gain a clear understanding of the skills, aptitudes, competencies, and personalities that thrive in their particular functions.
Attendance for this program is open to current graduate students, post doctoral fellows, and medical residents who are interested in careers in the life sciences industry. Space is limited to 100 individuals.
The event will focus on the various career options within the Finance, Legal, and Operations area of the life sciences sector.
5:30pm-6:00pm– Registration and Open Networking
6:00pm-6:10pm – Introductions, Overview, and Recognition of Sponsors
6:10pm-7:30pm – Panel Discussion
Moderator: Daniel W. Young, Ph.D., Patent Agent Wolf Greenfield
§ Kevin Bitterman, Principal, Polaris Venture Partners
§ Irena Melnikova, Director, Prospective and Strategic Initiatives at sanofi-aventis
§ Sandra Glucksmann, Sr. VP Research & Business Operation at Cerulean Pharmaceuticals
§ Marc Recht, Partner, Cooley LLP
§ Denise Aronson, President, Safety Partners, Inc.
7:30pm-8:00pm – Open Networking