Mon31Mar20144:00 pmKCBD 1103
In his seminar presentation entitled “An Insider’s Look at Illinois’ Diversified Biotech Engine”, David Miller President and CEO of iBIO—the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization—will provide an overview of Illinois/Midwest biotechnology growth in the agricultural, bio-industrial, and health care sectors. His discussion, framed by a sharing of his own encounters with biotechnology on both professional and personal levels, will offer broad strategic themes, as well as specific issues confronting the three sectors, including policy decisions now being hammered out in Springfield and Washington D.C. David will also provide the audience extensive research on the strengths of and remaining challenges for our state and region.
His seminar will be followed with a networking reception in the KCBD lobby, co-sponsered by Dean's Council.
The Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO) is a life sciences trade organization comprised of leaders from the private, public and educational sectors orchestrating business leadership in delivery of world-class educational programs and creating new jobs in technology ventures. Prior to joining iBIO, David worked with a variety of companies, including technology start-ups, housing developers, and Fortune 500 companies. He also served as business aide for the Mayor of Madison, Wisconsin where he established the heralded University of Wisconsin Research Park.
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Wed09Apr20147-10pmIda Noyes Pub, 59th and Woodlawn
Dean's Council (DC) and the University of Chicago Biotechnology Association (UCBA) invite you to a meet-and-greet social at the Ida Noyes Pub! Join us for some well-deserved relaxation, beer, and food, courtesy of DC-UCBA. As a bonus, there will be opportunity to learn about careers in science and networking/career development events offered through UCBA. We hope to see you there!
Fri25Apr20143:30 pmBSLC 205
Mike Tessel, the Career Advancement liaison to the BSD, will be discussing the importance of informational interviews.
Thu01May20143:00 pmCLSC 119
Jobs in the Life Sciences/Biotechnology
by Christopher Bell, Assistant Director of Admissions at the Keck Graduate Institute
What is the Life Sciences Industry?
Recent Changes and Dominant Factors in Industry
Why the Industry Needs You
Industry Careers: Function Areas
Networking and Industry Affiliations
Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) will present a comprehensive view of the Life Sciences/Biotech Industries and what postdocs and graduate students can do to prepare themselves for these exciting career opportunities. Also, attendees will learn about summer programs that can help bridge the gap between a life in academia and a career in industry.
Fri16May20142:00 pmCLSC 119
Join UCBA and PDA for a coffee hour with
LYDIA VILLA-KOMAROFF, PhD
Board Member and the Chief Scientific Officer for Cytonome
Fri26Sep20148:30 amKCBD 1103
‘Strategy and Entrepreneurship in Science’ seminar.
Time: 3:30-4:30pm (Seminar); 4:30-5:30pm (Reception)
Location: KCBD 1103
-A limited number of FREE copies of “Black Hole Focus” will be given out to the first attendees to arrive (Doors open at 3:20pm)
Tue07Oct20144:30 pmKCBD 1103
Networking 101 will focus on the basics of networking including best practices in different scenarios. This workshop will help you maximize the utility of networking events, conferences, and social media to establish relationships with people who have similar professional interests.
Tue18Nov201412:30 pmChicago Innovation Exchange (CIE), 53rd Street, Hyde ParkThe second event in the Biomedical Sciences Networking Series (BSNS) is just around the corner! Mark your calendars for Tuesday November 18th from 5:00-7:30pm. The one and only Craig Wortmann will be leading “The Art of Networking” workshop in the wonderful new space over at the Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE) on 53rd Street. We hope to see you all there!UCBA is proud to present this event with the help and support of the following co-sponsors/co-organizers: UChicago myCHOICE, the Chicago Innovation Exchange, the office of Graduate Student Affairs (GSA), the Graduate Innovation Grant, and the BSD Dean’s Council.
Be on the look out for our upcoming events!
- Booth Business School: Consulting Exposure Series
- Fab Lab II
- UCBA Mentorship Program