Career Pathways Celebration

An annual networking event celebrating the contributions of guest scientists to our career pathways programs, continuing to build connections with and across our GSBS community.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

4:30-5:45 p.m. | Faculty Conference Room

This networking reception will bring together the UMMS community to celebrate the many diverse career paths that PhD scientists pursue. Joining us are alumni and regional professionals, many of whom have contributed to cBCD’s BEST programs in various ways.

Attend this special event to:

  • Learn about PhD career options from scientists & peers
  • Expand your professional network (alumni and other professionals will be here to meet you!)
  • Consider careers you may want to further explore or pursue

Come ready to smile, be curious (ask questions!), and engage—around shared interests, passions, challenges, and science! Reception food and drink courtesy of alumni and faculty donations to the cBCD.


Guest scientists attending:

  • *Kamna Aggarwal, PhD, Senior Medical Writer, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Susanna M Bächle, PhD, Outreach Scientist & Strategic Partnership Manager, Addgene
  • Lauren Drouin, PhD, Scientist II, Voyager Therapeutics, Inc
  • *Jennifer Griffin, PhD, VP, Industry Programs & Relations, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
  • *Susan Heilman, PhD, Educator, Boston Museum of Science
  • Craig Mak, PhD, (Former Editor, Cell Systems) Director of Strategy, Arbor Biotechnologies
  • Michelle Mondoux, PhD, Associate Professor, College of the Holy Cross
  • *Christian Roy, PhD, Scientist II, Takeda Oncology
  • *Wes Salomon, PhD, Principal Scientist, Intellia Therapeutics
  • Scott Shaffer, PhD, Director of Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry, Research Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, UMass Medical School
  • Colby Souders, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, Abveris
  • John Sullivan-Bólyai, MD, MPH, Deputy Director of Clinical & Regulatory Affairs, MassBiologics
  • Donald Spratt, PhD, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Carl J. and Anna Carlson Endowed Chair, Clark University
  • *Christopher Van, PhD, Sr. Medical Writing Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Yang Wang MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Product Development, MassBiologics and Associate Professor of Medicine, UMass Medical School
  • David Weaver, PhD, Professor, Neurobiology, UMass Medical School

* UMMS alumni

Prior Career Pathways Celebrations >