A2i October Virtual Coffee Chat

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Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020 05:00 PM

Venue: Zoom platform (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 week of the month. Meetings will be held online using the Zoom platform (https://zoom.us/). The next meeting will be on Thursday, October 22nd, 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 October meet-up, A2I has invited Dr. Sameera Bilgrami to speak with the group.

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Sameera Bilgrami, PhD is a scientist at Aethlon Medical, a medical device company that specializes in designing cancer diagnostic devices. Her career as a cell biologist started in India at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR Bangalore, where she studied protein-lipid interactions in live cell membranes. She was a postdoctoral fellow in the late Dr. Gary Bokoch’s lab at The Scripps Research Institute before moving to UCSD. Her research focused on organelle movement, angiogenesis, and cancer cell movement. Sameera has a strong background in cell biology and expertise in imaging techniques, image analysis and programming. She likes to cook, spend time with kids and volunteer at AWIS-SD.

Sameera will speak about her role as a scientist, her experience as a woman in Biotech and the challenges she encountered when transitioning from academia to industry. Join us Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 at 5 pm and come with questions for Sameera

Please RSVP to register for the meeting hereor at the 'Register' button above.

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.

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Hope to see you there!

A2I is co-hosted by Shanna Newton & Nora Shafee.

 

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All Dates


  • Thursday, October 22, 2020 05:00 PM
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