Beginning February 4, New York Tech will host the Biotech/Biomedical Webinar Series, an educational and networking event. Four prominent local biotech companies will talk about their research portfolios and industry trends. During each session, students will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn first-hand about internships and full-time positions.
Event series schedule:
Biotech/Biomedical Webinar: Canon U.S.A.
February 4 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Zoom Learn more and register.
Canon U.S.A. is a world-class healthcare enterprise that delivers cutting-edge medical technology for imaging solutions and services. It is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions.
Speakers: Marie Abbondondolo, executive director of finance and accounting; Tatiana Rachel Cruz, specialist for university relations, Corporate Human Resources division; Andrew Verikokos, senior talent acquisition specialist; Sarika Verma, Ph.D., senior manager of research and clinical translation, Healthcare Optics Research Lab division
Faculty liason: Kurt Amsler, Ph.D. associate dean and professor in NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
Biotech/Biomedical Webinar: Regeneron
February 18 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Zoom Learn more and register.
Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases, including COVID-19. Their medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain, and rare diseases.
Speakers: Susan D. Croll, Ph.D., senior director emeritus of neuroscience and director emeritus for the postdoctoral training program; Jordan Leao, lead science education coordinator; Brandy Bennett, associate director of research program management
Faculty liaison: Bryan Gibb, Ph.D., assistant professor of biological and chemical sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences
Biotech/Biomedical Webinar: Enzo Biochem Inc.
March 2 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Zoom Learn more and register.
Enzo Biochem is a pioneer in molecular diagnostics, leading the convergence of clinical laboratory testing, life science, and intellectual property through the development of diagnostic platforms. Enzo designs, develops and commercializes research tools, diagnostics, and therapeutics while providing reference laboratory services to the medical community.
Speakers: Kara Cannon, chief commercial officer; Miriam Cortes-Caminero, director of marketing
Faculty liaison: Navin Pokala, Ph.D., assistant professor of biological and chemical sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Biotech/Biomedical Webinar: Applied DNA Sciences Inc. March 16 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Zoom Learn more and register.
Applied DNA Sciences is a provider of molecular technologies that enable supply chain security, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, product genotyping, and pre-clinical nucleic acid-based therapeutic drug candidates.
Speakers: Judy Murrah, chief information officer Faculty liason: Aydin Farajidavar, Ph.D. associate professor and chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computing Sciences
A follow-up event is scheduled for May 2021. The Biotech/Biomedical Biotech Expert Panel will explore leading biotechnology innovations and advanced biomedical research. Speakers from prominent research institutions and New York Tech faculty will engage in a moderated discussion about research and industry trends, as well as how to prepare the next generation of practitioners. Stay tuned for more details
By Carol Lane