symposium@bayareapostdocs.org

Networking

Discover Leadership, Aspire to Inspire!

Table focus:

Industry biological scientist interview techniques

Speaker:

Tiffany Hung
Companion Diagnostics Project Lead, Genentech

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Academic Research Scientists Tenure Track Advice

Speaker:

Grace O’Connell
Associate Professor, UC Berkeley

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Teaching, Science communication Outreach

Speakers:

Faith Duke
K-12 Program Manager at Berkeley Lab

Samantha Ancona
23&Me Science Communication

Table focus:

Business Development / Partnering

Speaker:

Markus Decker
CASI Pharmaceuticals

Table focus:

Journal / Editorial

Speakers:

Tiago Faial
Senior Editor at Nature Genetics

Megan Byrne
Senior Editor at PLoS ONE

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Consulting

Speakers:

Sucheta Arora
Engagement Manager McKinsey & Company

Dineli Wickramasinghe
Founding Partner at DWSO Biopharma Consulting

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Venture Capital

Speakers:

Mira Chaurushiya
Principal at 5AM Ventures

Nisha Marathe
Investment Manager at Roche Venture Fund

Table focus:

Start-up Incubator

Speakers

Alireza Chavosh
Director and founding member of Startup Sandbox

Jun Axup
Scientific Director and Partner IndieBio

Table focus:

Startup Founder

Speaker:

Kristen Fortney
CEO Bioage Labs

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Patents / legal

Speakers:

Jonathan Aumais
Patents at Genentech

Ethan Weiner
Associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Medical Science Liason

Speakers:

Sriram Ambadapadi
Medical Science Liason at Bayer

Hamed Mirzaei
Medical Science Liason, Oncology, Amgen

Table focus:

AI / Robotics / Machine Learning / Big Data

Speakers:

Kim Branson
SVP Global Head of AI and Machine Learning at GSK

Zhong Wang
Computational Biologist, Big Data Scientists at Joint Genome Institute

Table focus:

Marketing / Project Management

Speakers:

Rashmi Rajendra
Marketing; Paragon Genomics

Erik Haghjoo
Director of Product Strategy at Principia Biopharma

Anand Shukla
Product operation manager, Google

Table focus:

Project Manager

Speakers:

Deepti Nagarkar
Cancer Immunology, Genentech

Kristina Clemens
Sr. Scientific Project Manager, Seven Bridges

Table focus:

Physics of the Future

Speaker:

Roger Falcone
UC Berkeley

Table focus:

Medicinal Chemistry

Speaker:

Alexander Warkentin
BioElectron Technology Corporation