Annual Careers Symposium, College of Life Sciences

15th CMBSP Careers Symposium Program

Wednesday 08 January 2020


08:40 Registration for delegates and speakers

09:05 Welcome Prof Don Jones, Director of Postgraduate Research, College of Life Sciences.


09:10 Presentations on Career Pathways

Chair: Prof Don Jones.

09:10 Jinli Luo, Bioinformatician, University of Leicester. Title TBC.

09.35 Dave Lambert, Dean of Doctoral College, University of Leicester.  A Career in Academia.

10:00 Feature: Wellbeing and your Research.  Information and tips for Research students and staff.

11.00 Refreshments

11:20  Parallel Workshops.

How to get a Job - Karen Sylvester, Career Development Service, University of Leicester

Winning Grants and Fellowships – Facilitators to be Confirmed.

Psychometric Measures in Job Selection – Martin Coffey, Doctoral College Team.

13:00 Networking Lunch

14:00  Presentation on Career Pathways

Chair: Prof Don Jones.

14.00 Ricky Trigg, Senior Scientist, Glaxo-Smithcline. A Career in Pharma.

14.25 Usha Aryal, Traded Market Risk Analyst, Natwest Markets at RBS.  From Biosciences to Banking.

14.50 Munisha Smaley, Scientist R&D Immuno-Oncology, Mitra Biotech, .  The Big World of Small Biotech.

15.15 Zoe Stephenson, Senior Consultant, Cambridge Healthcare Research.  My Journey to Consulting and then My Journey in Consulting.

15:40 Close.



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