Biochemistry Career Fest 2024

Virtual / Montreal

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student in biochemistry interested in discovering the many careers that you can pursue after your degree?

Join the Biochemistry Graduate Student Society (BGSS) and Biochemistry Undergraduate Society (BUGS), in collaboration with the Department of Biochemistry, at their annual Career Fest, held on February 20th, 21st and 22nd.

This event will feature 3 panel discussions with professionals working in a variety of different roles in life sciences fields, and end with a networking Wine & Cheese where you can meet some of the panelists.

Register to attend any combination of or all of the 3 panels using the registration form.

Exploring careers in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries
Virtual panel on Tuesday, Feb 20, 5-6pm
• Isabelle Dussault – Senior VP, Preclinical and Translational Development (2seventy bio)
• Eric Muise – Associate Principal Scientist, Genetics and Pharmacogenomics (Merck)
• Caroline Donovan – Associate Scientist, Level 2 (Sanofi Belgium)

Beyond the lab: science communications, literacy and administration
Virtual panel on Wednesday, Feb 21, 5-6pm
• Nadia Dubé – VP, Development and Administration (IRCM)
• Sarah Assadian – Patent Technological Advisor (ROBIC)
• Maria Ferraiuolo – Medical Communications Specialist, Innovation and Collaboration to Advance Patient Care (Bristol Myers Squibb)

Navigating careers after a degree in life science & Networking wine and cheese
In-person panel and Wine & Cheese on Thursday, Feb 22, 5-7pm
• April Rose – Medical Oncologist, Clinician Scientist, Assistant Professor (McGill University)
• Alaka Mullick – Senior Research Officer (National Research Council Canada)
• Trisha Rao – Senior Market Access Writer (Evidera)
• Maya Nikolova – Research Associate (adMare BioInnovations)
• Luisa Izzi – Project Manager (Quebec Cancer Consortium)

Register here

Zoom links for virtual panels and room location for in-person panels will be communicated to all registered participants.

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