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AWIS San Diego: Women in Science and Technology Conference

May 20

What is the WIST conference?

A one-day symposium focusing on career and personal development, as well as peer networking
Inspiring, prominent keynote speakers
Exciting and informative workshops, round-tables, and seminars for individuals at all stages of their careers in both academia and industry
An excellent opportunity to network, develop new skills, and explore career opportunities with 300 attendees from the scientific community.

The Jump: Conversations on Career Transitions

April 18, 4:00pm

Come out on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 4:00 PM in the Conference Center to a live version of one of our pilot events — The Jump — where we will feature and interview science professionals, who have made the jump to a nonacademic career path. This month our featured guest is UC Davis alumnus, Brad Fenwick, D.V.M., Ph.D., who is Elsevier's Senior Vice President for Global Strategic Alliances bridging the gap between a major academic research publisher and universities! 


IndieBio Accelerator Workshop

December 8, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us for an intensive conversation with IndieBio SF going over four essential ingredients of Entrepreneurship and starting your company: Team, Product, Market, and Pitch. While they seem simple, the dynamics and roles of the founders, the problem solved by your technology, the customers you serve and the way you communicate are topics that are deeper than they seem.

Novogene Information Session

November 3, 6:30am to 9:00pm

Novogene, headquartered in Beijing with branches in the U.S., U.K. and Singapore, is a leading genomics solution provider with cutting edge bioinformatics expertise and one of the largest next-gen sequencing capacities in the world. Committed to quality service and scientific excellence, Novogene has achieved rapid growth and industry recognition by working in partnership with diverse healthcare, educational and research institutions around the globe to realize the unlimited potential of the rapidly evolving world of genomics.

FUTURE Information Session

October 10, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Come to an information session to check out what FUTURE is all about!


Information Session Dates:

October 10 (Mon): 11-12 pm Genome Building Room 1005

October 13 (Thur): 11-12 pm UCDMC CHT Building Rm 1333

October 17 (Mon): 11-12 pm   South Hall Rm 114

Careers in the Biotech Industry

September 23, 2:30pm to 6:00pm

Careers in the Biotech Industry 

Join industry professionals and students from the Sacramento Area to network and learn about working in different sized biotechnology companies. 
The RSVP link below the flyer was broken in our previous email, but it has been corrected in this one.

Seed Central Mixer for Students and Professionals

May 11, 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Bringing students and industry together

  • at frequent field trips to visit seed industry members in the region,
  • at the monthly networking events, students present their research posters;
  • every month, at the networking event, one of the attending students is
  • selected and gets:
  • a shadowing experience with an industry researcher,
  • dinner with a seed industry research executive and HR manager;
  • several internships offered every year.
  • We also offer career development workshops to enhance the interaction.


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