Course 1: Early to Mid-Career Building Public-Private Partnerships, Public Policy Partnerships For Translational Research and Innovation

Date/Time: Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 3:30 AM – 5:00 AM
Level: Professional Development Course
Room: Landmark 2
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In order to be successful, translational research requires interdisciplinary collaborations, bridging basic scientists, clinical researchers, academia, industry, and policy makers. Tremendous opportunities exist for growth of research that bridges the gaps between groups and inspires innovative and creative thinking to move therapies forward. In this session, leaders from the private and academic sectors will share their experiences with creating transformative research, identifying opportunities for collaborations, and the various career opportunities in translational medicine and how to explore them.


  • To offer an interactive discussion with leaders in industry for participants to fully explore the career opportunities in research in industry.
    To explore how job opportunities in industry are identified and obtained.
    To understand the day to day differences between academics and industry.