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Futures in Life Science Series

About the FILS Event Series Partnership

Propel Careers, MassBio, and the MassBioEd joined together in 2011 to organize a series of network­ing and panel events focused on raising awareness of career paths that exist in life sciences for indi­viduals with advanced degrees. This Futures in Life Science program brings together experts across a wide range of disciplines and functional areas within the life science industry to detail their roles and provide a rich context for the audience to gain a clear understanding of the skills, aptitudes, competencies, and personalities that thrive in their particular functions. Attendance for this program is open to current graduate students, post doctoral fellows, and medical residents who are interested in careers in the life sciences industry. The goal of these events is to profile the various career paths including business, commercial, consulting, research and development, clinical, medical affairs, regulatory, bioinformatics systems biology, reimbursement, pharmacoeconomics, patient advocacy, finance, legal and operations. Since 2011, more than 1,500 individuals have attended these events.

Individuals from the following companies have participated on panels during this series: Novartis Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Satori Pharmaceuticals, Cubist, GNS Healthcare, EMD Serono, Inc, Polaris Ventures, Cooley LLP, Genzyme, Extera Partners Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Verastem, Merck Research Laboratories, KCAS Laboratories, Halloran Consulting Group, Synageva BioPharma, Kala Pharmaceuticals, Link Medicine, INC Research Tessella Inc, Metrum Research Group, Sanofi Pasteur Biologics, Collaborative Consulting, LLC Medimmune, Analysis Group, Wolf Greenfield, Cerulean Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi-aventis,  Safety Partners, Inc., Cytel, Inc, Third Rock Ventures, Health Advances Atlas Venture, Deallus Group, Putnam Associates, Lumleian, LLC, Children’s Hospital Boston, Genzyme Ventures, TrialNetworks, Sample6 Technologies, Inc, Epizyme, Sanofi Oncology, EMD Millipore, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Biogen Idec, GfK Bridgehead, Global Prior Art, Addgene, Sarepta Therapeutics

The Futures in Life Sciences series provides graduate students, medical residents, and postdoctoral fellows the opportunity to learn about the variety of career paths that exist in Life Sciences for individuals with advances degrees.


2014 FILS Event Series

January 28th, 2014 (rescheduled event from Jan 21st due to weather conditions)
Futures in Life Sciences Program – Overview of Life Sciences Career Paths  
Location: MassBio Offices, 300 Tech Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139
Time: 5:30-8:00pm
To view event website Click Here: http://fils12014.eventfizz.com/

 
February 25th, 2014 (rescheduled from Feb 18 2014 due to weather)
Futures in Life Science Series - Consulting Career Paths in the Life Science Industry
Location: MassBio Offices, 300 Tech Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge MA 02139
Time: 5:30-8:00pm
To view event website Click Here: http://fils22014.eventfizz.com/
 
March 18th, 2014
Futures in Life Science Series -Commercialization 1 (Marketing, Product Management, Business Development) Career Paths
Location: MassBio Offices, 300 Tech Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge MA 02139
Time: 5:30-8:00pm
To view event website Click Here: http://fils32014.eventfizz.com/
 
April 15th, 2014
Futures in Life Sciences Program – Research and Development
Event Organizer: Propel Careers, MassBio, MassBioEd
Location:  MassBio Offices, 300 Tech Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge MA 02139
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
To view event website Click Here: http://fils42014.eventfizz.com/
 
May 13th, 2014
Futures in Life Sciences Program – Clinical Development, Regulatory, and Medical Affairs
Event Organizer: Propel Careers, MassBio, MassBioEd
Location:  MassBio Offices, 300 Tech Square, 8th Floor, Cambridge MA 02139
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
To view event website Click Here: http://fils52014.eventfizz.com/
 
September 16th, 2014
Bio-Informatics, Modeling and Systems Biology Career Paths
Location:  MassBio Offices, 300 Technology Square, 8th floor, Cambridge MA 02139
Time:  5:30-8:00pm
To view event website Click Here: http://fils62014.eventfizz.com/
 
October 14st, 2014
Commercialization 2 (Reimbursement, Pharmacoeconomics, Patient Advocacy, and Market Access) Career Paths
Location:  MassBio Offices, 300 Technology Square, 8th floor, Cambridge MA 02139
Time:  5:30-8:00pm
To view event website Click Here: http://fils72014.eventfizz.com/
 
November 18th, 2014
Finance, Legal, Operations Career Paths
Location:  MassBio Offices, 300 Technology Square, 8th floor, Cambridge MA 02139
Time:  5:30-8:00pm
To view event website Click Here: http://fils82014.eventfizz.com/


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