The Career session will take place on Sunday May 15th at noon-1pm. Join us to meet Scientists in a variety of career tracks. There will be multiple round tables and rotations for you to learn more about their career trajectories and positions in: Start-up/Biotech, Not-for profit/Foundation, Venture Capital/Investment, Medical Science Liaison, Imaging Technology/Microscopy. There will also be tables to discuss: Applying for Postdocs, Preparing your academic job applications, Running a lab as new PI.
There will be 3 x 20 minute rotations to facilitate discussions with the tables.
Registration is free, on location
Table # 1: Opportunities in Imaging Technologies
Dan Stevens PhD, Applications Specialist, Zeiss Canada
Table # 2: Opportunities as a Medical Liaison
Ankur Bodalia PhD, Medical Science Liaison in Oncology, Novartis
Table # 3: Opportunities in Venture Capital/Investment in Technology, Healthcare Platforms & Biopharma
Tyler Luyben PhD, Principal Scientist at Six Degree Capital
Table # 4. Opportunities in a non-profit organization
Jennie Z. Young PhD, Executive Director for the Canadian Brain Strategy
Table # 5: Opportunities in a Biotech start-up
Tanner Scidmore MSc, Research Associate, Deep Genomics
Table # 6: Opportunities in a Neuroscience Technologies start-up
Roshni Christo PhD, Application Scientist, Neurescence.
Table # 7: Your postdoc search & navigating the first years:
Katie Ferguson PhD Research Associate, Yale University
Shreejoy Tripathy PhD, Assistant Professor, Scientist CAMH/UoT
Table # 8: Preparing for your academic PI job search:
Steve Glasgow PhD, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Brock University.
Julie Lefebvre PhD, Senior Scientist, SickKids
Table # 9: Starting your lab as New PI:
Katrina Choe PhD, Assistant Professor, McMaster University