Academia 2 Industry (A2i) Coffee Club July Meeting

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Date: Thursday, July 02, 2020 05:00 PM

Venue: Zoom platform meeting (https://zoom.us/). Two days prior to the meeting, you will be given a Meeting ID and a Password for joining.

The AWIS-SD Academia 2 Industry (A2i) Coffee Club is an informal gathering for women in academia who are interested in transitioning to an industry career. The group meets on the first or second Wednesday of the month. Meetings will be held online using the Zoom platform (https://zoom.us/). The next meeting will be on Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 at 5:00 pm (PT). Two days prior to the meeting, you will be given a Meeting ID and a Password for joining.

For our July meet-up, A2I has invited Yoshi Ishihara, Ph.D. to speak with the group. Yoshi was born in Japan but was raised in Montreal, Canada. He received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Chemistry at McGill University (Canada), and a Ph.D. with Prof. Phil Baran at Scripps Research (San Diego, CA). He is currently a medicinal chemist at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, working toward the development of medicines against cystic fibrosis.

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Yoshi will speak about his roles as a medicinal chemist, his experience and challenges he encountered when applying for industry positions, especially transitioning from academia to the industry.

Please join us Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 at 5:00 pm (PT), with questions for Yoshi. Please RSVP here to register for the meeting.

Our meetings are free for AWIS members and first time non-members. Non-members fee: $10. You can find the instructions to join AWIS here

Please send us an email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you have any questions. Hope to see you there! 

A2I is co-hosted by Qiong Song, Shanna Newton Lavalle & Nora Shafee.

 

 

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