Transition from academia to industry – do it right
Date and Time: Wednesday March 13, 2013, from 3 to 4:30pm
Location: 46-3002, Singleton Auditorium, Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Dr. Masha Fridkis-Hareli will give an interactive presentation that explores career opportunities outside academia. Based on her personal experiences in academia and industry, she will discuss differences between these two sectors and describe the skill set needed to make this transition smooth and enjoyable. Her presentation is best fitted to graduate and post-doctoral scientists who are considering transitioning to industry but have no insider view of the process.
Dr. Hareli Masha is an immunologist, consultant and inventor with over 20 years of experience in academia and industry. She completed her PhD and postdoctoral work, and was a Principal Investigator at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She worked for a number of biotechnology and contract research companies including Resolvyx Pharmaceuticals, Charles River Laboratories, Taligen Therapeutics and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, before founding ATR, LLC that provides strategic and operational services in translational research.