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IAP 2006 Activity

A Sampling of Careers in Biology
Biology Postdoc Association
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Prereq: none

MIT Biology is proud to present the IAP Program "Sampling of Careers in Biology". This program will cover non-traditional paths for Biology PhD's. Please join us at five exciting seminars featuring speakers who are at the top of these respective fields.
Web: http://web.mit.edu/biology/www/biology/iap.html
Contact: Amy Keating, 68-622a, x2-3398, keating@mit.edu
Sponsor: Biology

Editing and Publishing
Dorit Zuk, Jodi Hirschman
Dorit Zuk, Ph.D., Editor, Molecular Cell & Jodi Hirschman, Ph.D., Scientific Curator, Saccharomyces Genome Database. Writing and Editing is rapidly becoming a popular career for those of us in science. What jobs are out there? What skills do you think you'll need? Where do you find out more information? Come hear from those in the field and what they think you need to do, to do what they do!
Thu Jan 19, 12-01:30pm, 68-121

Careers in Law
Joanna Wu & Ignacio Perez de la Cruz
Joannu Wu, Ph.D., J.D., Associate Ropes & Gray, Ignacio Perez de la Cruz, Ph.D., Patent Agent, Ropes & Gray. Thinking of using logical reasoning and scientific framework that you honed in graduate school to leverage a career in Law? Come hear scientists who've blazed those trails!
Tue Jan 24, 12:30-02:00pm, 68-181

Entrepeneurship & Venture Capital
Woody Sherman, Ph.D., McKinsey Consulting
Got an idea and want to make it into a company? MIT is famous for producing great ideas from basic research and translating concepts into businesses. Come hear from someone who has made that happen!
Wed Jan 25, 12:30-02:00pm, 68-181

Adam Tomasi, Rachel Meyers, Thomas Keating
Adam Tomasi, MIT Sloan School of Management, Rachel Meyers, Ph.D., Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Thomas Keating, Ph.D., AstraZeneca. Join us for short talks and a question and answer session with scientists who've made the jump into Biotech and Pharma. Thinking of making the jump? What's the best place for you? Startups? Big Pharma? Medium Biotech? Come meet folks in all sectors of the scientific industry!
Thu Jan 26, 12:30-02:00pm, 68-121
Latest update: 05-Jan-2006

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