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State of Innovation CRISPR Series Presents: Vic Myer, PhD

February 21 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Prior to joining Editas, Dr. Myer served as Executive Director and Cambridge Site Head for the Developmental and Molecular Pathways (DMP) department at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Incorporated (NIBR). Previous to Novartis, Dr. Myer was a founding scientist and group leader at Akceli, Inc., a venture-backed systems-biology company focusing on commercialization of a high-throughput cell-based micro-array technology. Dr. Myer also served as senior scientist for Millennium Pharmaceuticals and held various roles at Corning, Inc.  Dr. Myer received his B.S. in biology (biochemistry) from Cornell University and his Ph.D. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University. He was a postdoctoral research associate at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Please join us for the GRADUATE STUDENT LUNCHEON portion of the State of Innovation Speaker Series.

Transitioning to Industry: What you should know about working in industry

When: Wednesday, February 21st
Time: 12:30-2:00 pm
Where: Lory Student Center, North Ballroom

The event is free and open to all Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows.

This professional development session will include discussion of acquiring the non-technical skills scientists need to become proficient and successful professionals.

Registration is REQUIRED to receive lunch.

Please join us for the SEMINAR portion of the State of Innovation Speaker Series.

When: Wednesday, February 21st
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm, refreshments to follow
Where: Lory Student Center, Longs Peak (Room 302)

Register for the seminar here.

Co-hosted by CSUVentures and the Graduate School



February 21
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Lory Student Center
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