Biotechnology PhD Training Program

UVa

 

Industrial Panel Q & A Events

2018

December 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm (Pinn Hall, Room 114).  ‘Biotech Industrial Career Panel’  For information contact Andrew Heindel or Phillis Hynes  Download pdf.

Panelists:
Martha Bomar, PhD, Associate Director Quality Assurance, Merck 
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Colin Choi, PhD, Investigative Toxicologist, Takeda Pharmaceutical 
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Amrie Grammer, PhD, COO & CSO, AMPEL BioSolutions 
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Joseph Kilroy, PhD, Cofounder at SoundPipe Therapeutics (BTP Alum) 
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2017

November 27, 12:30 - 1:30 pm (Pinn Hall, Room 114).  ‘Biotechnology Career Panel’  For information contact Jennifer Ortiz, Maria Ali or Mary Hall.  Download pdfDownload bios.

Panelists:
Barbara Boyan, PhD, Dean of the School of Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University 
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Jason Papin, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, UVa 
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Anna Pomés, PhD, Research Director at INDOOR Biotechnologies, Inc. 
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Audrey Reid, MA, Founder of Imbibe Solutions 
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Michael Simmers, PhD, Head of Technology and Operations, Hemoshear Therapeutics 
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2015

November 2, 10 - 11:30 am (Jordan Hall, Room 114).  ‘Careers in Biotechnology.  Beyond the PhD’  For information contact Laryssa Manigat or Mary Hall.  Download pdf.

Panelists:
David Ege, PhD, Executive Director, Vaccines & Biologics Manufacturing at Merck 
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Caren Petrie Aronin, PhD, Scientific Advisor/Patent Agent at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 
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Anna Pomés, PhD, Research Director at INDOOR Biotechnologies, Inc. 
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Ed Ramos, PhD, Program Director at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) 
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Thomas Thorpe, MBA, CEO, Afton Scientific 
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Sue Yi, PhD, Toxicologist at Syngenta Crop Protection 
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2014

November 10, 2 - 4 pm (Jordan Hall, Room 114).  ‘Careers in Biotechnology.  Beyond the PhD’  For information contact Matthew Biggs or Mary Hall.  Download pdf.

Panelists:
Amy Clobes, Associate Director of Professional Development, UVa 
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Anne Knowlton, Asssociate Editor,
Current Biology, Cell Press  LinkedIn
David Manka, Senior Scientific Director, HemoShear 
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Jennifer Munson, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, UVa 
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Chris Paschall, Licensing Manager, UVa Licensing and Ventures 
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Video presentations:
Erwin Gianchandani, Deputy Director, Division of Computer and Network Systems, NSF [BTP alum] 
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Rebekah Neal, Associate Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation [BTP alum] 
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2013

November 1, 9:30 - 11:00 am (Jordan Hall, Room 1-5).  ‘Internships & Careers in Industry.  How do you get from here to there?’  For information contact Dan Nelson or Mary Hall.  Download pdf.

Panelists:
Patrick Klepcyk, Associate Director, UVa Licensing and Ventures
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C. Matt Holl, Scientific Consultant, Beckman Coulter
Ernie Almodovar, Scientist, Amgen [BTP alum] 
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Antonio Ubiera, Manager, GlaxoSmithKline [BTP alum] 
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Maciek Sasinowski, VP Clinical Affairs, Health Diagnostic Laboratory 
Tara Jones, Director Amgen [BTP alum]  LinkedIn


2012

March 27, 10 - 11:30 am followed by table talks (Jordan Hall, Room 114).  ‘Internships & Careers in Industry.  How do you get from here to there?’  For information contact Greg Faust or Mary Hall.  Download pdf.

Panelists:
Alex Bailey, Commissioner’s Fellow, FDA [BTP alum] 
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Stefan Bekiranov, formerly Affymetrix, now Assoc Prof, UVa 
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Krishna Kodukula, Executive Director, Center for Advanced Drug Research, SRI International 
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Eric Park, Scientist, Shire HGT [BTP alum] 
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Brian A Pollok, President, ATCC  LinkedIn


2010

November 19.  ‘Internships & Careers in Industry.  How do you get from here to there?’ 

Panelists:
Martin Chapman, President Indoor Biotechnologies 
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Michael Danilich, Director, Biomedical Technologies, Luna Innovations 
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Robert McKown, Director of Biomanufacturing, EyeRx 
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Jay Reuben, CSO/Microbiology, Becton Dickinson 
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Carl Whatling, Associate Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca 
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