Annual Careers Symposium, College of Life Sciences

14th CMBSP Careers Symposium Program

Wednesday 09 January 2019

08:45 Registration for delegates and speakers (GD Lecture Theatre 2).

09:15 Welcome Prof Don Jones, Director of Postgraduate Research, College of Life Sciences.

09:15 Presentations on Career Pathways (GD Lecture Theatre 2).

Chair: Prof Don Jones.

09:20 Transitioning from Academia to Industry Dr Jaelle Foot, Research Scientist, Adaptimmune.

09.45 Science to Consulting: a perfect match? Dr Janica Auluck, Senior Healthcare Strategy Consultant

10:10 The Discovery of Procurement: Exploring a career path I had never heard of before.– Dr Abisola Sanusi, Packaging Buyer, Allied Bakeries.

10.35 Life after PhD: a leap into Medical AffairsDr Adelina Sharman, Medical Science Liaison

11.00 Refreshments (GD, Lecture Theatre 2).

11:20  Parallel Workshops.

How to get a Job - Karen Sylvester, Career Development Service, University of Leicester (GDC 1.35) .

Winning Grants and Fellowships - Professor Louise Wain &Prof. Shaun Cowley. University of Leicester (GDC 1.36).

Building a Successful CV – Martin Coffey, Doctoral College Team.  (GDC 0.37).

13:00 Networking Lunch (GDC 1.33).

14:05  Presentations on Career Pathways (GD Lecture Theatre 2).

Chair: TBC.

14.05 Careers in the Biopharmaceutical Industry - Dr Chris Finnis, Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence.

14:15 From PhD to PEDr Marie Nugent, Engagement Manager, University of Leicester.

14:40 Hunger for the FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) Dr Depesh Pankhania, Project Manager, PepsiCo.

15.05 Biotechnology YES - Briefing from University of Leicester Team: UK Winners 2018.

15.40 Being a scientific editor at a high-impact journal - Dr Leonie Welberg, Senior Editor, Nature Neuroscience

16:15 Close.

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