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MCB295: Careers for Bioscience Ph.D.s

    Schedule, Spring 2008



Classes will begin with pizza and drinks at 6pm, followed by talks starting at 6:30pm.

Organizers: Stacia Rodenbusch (staciar@gmail.com) and Yassi Hafezi (yhafezi@berkeley.edu)


Feb 6

Erin Davis is a science Writer for the personal genotyping company 23andme.

Joyce Tung is a Geneticist for 23andme.

Feb 13

Jon Eide is a Consultant at Bain & Company.

Eric Martens is an Editor for ACS Chemical Biology.

Mark Shankar is organizing a bioscience consulting firm for students in the sciences within the QB3 institute here at Berkeley.

Feb 20

Arash Komeili is an Assistant Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology at UC Berkeley.

Mike Ellis is the Senior Director of Corporate Development at Renovis Inc.

Feb 27

Jared Young is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Mills College.

Brian Carlson is a consultant at ZS Associates.

March 5

Dina Halme is the Director of Science Policy for the UCSF School of Medicine Dean's Office.

Kirsten White is a Research Scientist at Gilead Sciences, Inc.

March 12

Evi Strauss teaches grant writing and science journalism at UC Santa Cruz, is a free-lance science writer, and is the Executive Director of Scientists Without Borders.

Irvin Mettler is Senior Licensing Officer at the UC Berkeley Patent Office.

March 19

Steve Beckendorf is an Emeritus Professor at UC Berkeley who is now involved in environmental policy reform.

Karen Kalumuck is the author of Human Body Explorations and a member of the Teaching Staff at the Exploratorium.

April 2

Internship Day

Tracy Young was a summer intern at Amyris Biotechnologies.

Ansley Scott was a summer intern at McKinsey & Company Consulting.

April 9

Erik Haghjoo is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Schering-Plough Biopharma.

Eugenio L. de Hostos is the Manager of Corporate Partnering & Portfolio Development at the non-profit Institute for One World Health.

April 16

Chloe Zubieta works for Chevron.

Steven Lee is a Director of Forensic Sciences and a Professor at San Jose State University.

April 23

Kim Failor is an AP Biology teacher at Stanford's online high school.

Toby Beth Freedman is President of Synapsis Search and author of Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development.