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BioFlorida Northeast Chapter Event | Gainesville

Think Outside the Lab: Launching a Career With a PhD The purpose of this event is to connect graduate students with the bioscience private sector with a panel of life science speakers. Panelists will highlight their current roles within Florida's life sciences industry and share past experiences from both their academic and industry career.

When: 08/25/2016
4:00 PM
Where: Cancer & Genetics Research Complex
2033 Mowry Road
Gainesville, Florida  32610
United States
Contact: BioFlorida

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Members: $30 and Non-Members: $50

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 25 | 4:00 pm start time!


Think Outside the Lab: Launching a Career With a PhD


Please join the Northeast Chapter-Gainesville for this

academic &industry mixer.


Thepurposeof this event is to connect graduate students with thebioscienceprivate sector featuring a panelof lifescienceexperts.Panelists

will highlight their current roles withinFlorida'slife sciencesindustryand share past experiences from both their academic and industrycareer.



Lite hors d'oeuvresand drinks will be served.




4:00 pm - 4:10 pm


Tammy Mandell, Biotility, University of Florida CERHB &

Business Chair, BioFlorida Northeast Chapter-Gainesville


4:10 pm - 4:20 pm

IDP and Workforce Development

Wayne T. McCormick, PhD, Director, Clinical and Translational Science Doctoral Programs,University of Florida

4:20 pm - 4:30 pm

The Value of Becoming Involved

Nancy K. Bryan, President & CEO, BioFlorida

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Hearfrom experts in the life sciences industry and theirperspectives of career development opportunities innortheast Florida's life sciences market.



Dr.Jeffrey L. Tate, President & COO

CTD Holdings, Inc.



Stephen Larner, PhD, CEO & Founder
BioRegency, Inc.


Josh O'Donnell, PhD,Technical Sales Representative -

Chromatographyand Mass Spectrometry

Thermo Fisher Scientific


John Byatt, PhD, Associate Director, Office of Technology Licensing

University of Florida


Christopher Eisenschenk,PhD, Partner

Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk


Kelly Gridley, PhD, Safety Officer,



Gerry Shaw, PhD,Owner, Founder, Chief Scientific Officer

EnCor Biotechnology, Inc.


5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Q&A Session


6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Networking Reception



WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25 4:00 - 7:30 pm

UFCancer & Genetics Research Complex


2033 Mowry Road

Gainesville, FL 32610

Click here for directions.


Reserve your seat today!


$25 BioFlorida Members

$45 Non-Members

Students are free.Please register with your university email address.

($5 additional charge for walk ins)










About BioFlorida

BioFlorida represents nearly 6,000 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ nearly 83,000 Floridians.


Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.


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