Life Sciences Academic Engagement Night hosted by NCBIO and NC Biotechnology Center
Academic Engagement Night brings life science leaders and students from across the state for an interactive event that showcases the full spectrum of life science careers available in NC. Students will also hear from leaders during a panel discussion on the introduction to drug development.
3:30 to 4:00 p.m. - Check-in & Networking
4:00 to 5:00 p.m. - Intro to Drug Development
Lauren Drowley, Ph.D., head functional genomics, Element Genomics
Daoying Hu, Ph.D., head of strategic feasibility, UCB
Becky Malone, development solutions communications lead, UCB (moderator)
Dave Wilson, senior director, delivery, THREAD
5:00 to 6:30 p.m. - Engagement EXPO
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
6:30 p.m. - Jeopardy
Mitch Herndon, head of clinical trial patient engagement, UCB
7:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks
Rick Lawless, workforce development director, NCBiotech
Thanks to the event co-hosts and sponsors: Element Genomics, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, NCBIO, NC Biotechnology Center, THREAD and UCB.
Date and Time
Wednesday Mar 23, 2022 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Wednesday, March 23
NC Biotechnology Center
15 TW Alexander Drive
RTP, NC 27709
Registration is open to current community college and university students.