A2i November Virtual Networking Event

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Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020 05:00 PM

Venue: Zoom platform (https://zoom.us/). Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 5:00 pm (PT). 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, November 19th, 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 November meet-up, A2I has invited Bridget Kohlnhofer, Ph.D. to speak with the group.

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Bridget is a Scientist II at Takeda developing cell therapies for gastrointestinal disorders. Previously she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Janssen in their neuroscience therapeutic area where she utilized human genetics and induced pluripotent stem cells to uncover new biology related to neuropsychiatric disorders. Bridget holds a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse, a PhD in Cell Biology from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and was a postdoc at UCSD in the department of Cell and Molecular Medicine.

Since joining AWIS in 2016, Bridget has been on the Outreach Committee. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, gardening, cooking, and going to Del Mar Dog Beach with her pup Eddie!

Bridget 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.

Please join us Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 5 pm and come with questions for Bridget!

Please RSVP to register for the meeting here.

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 Shanna Newton & Nora Shafee.

 

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  • Thursday, November 19, 2020 05:00 PM
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