11:00 am

Keynote

Chair: Vivian Pinn, Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health

Speaker: Susan Windham-Bannister, President and CEO, Massachusetts Life Science Center

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Panel II: Aspects of Leadership in Biotechnology Careers

Co-Chairs: Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chief Scientific Officer, Cytonome/ST, LLC and Sheldon M. Schuster, President, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences

Panelists: Judy Heyboer, Human Resources Consultant, Former Senior Vice President, Genentech, Inc and Barbara Wallner, President and CEO, Chymic Therapeutics, Inc.

2:45 pm

Break

3:00 pm

Panel III: Education to Prepare for Entrepreneurial Careers

Chair: Sheldon M. Schuster, President, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences

Panelists: Michael Teitelbaum, Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; Gail Naughton, Dean, College of Business, San Diego State University and Founder, Advance Tissue Science, Inc.; and, Jessica Townsend, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Olin College

4:30 pm

General Discussion and Wrap-Up

Allan Fisher, Vice President, Product Strategy & Development, Laureate Higher Education Group

5:30 pm

Adjournment



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