Launching a Life Science Startup

by Vael Gates Jan 22nd, Stanley Hall, Berkeley Beyond Academia and QB3, the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, teamed up together to put on the event “Launching a Life Science Startup” tonight. We first heard from Ioana L. Aanei, Entrepreneurship Program Manager at QB3, to introduce us to entrepreneurship resources on campus.   Dr. Aanei gave a presentation full of tips on how to begin thinking about starting a startup. From reassurance about the average age …

Careers at National Labs Panel

On Wednesday, April 27th 2016, over 50 PhD students and post-docs gathered to hear from Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (LBNL) panelists about careers at national labs.  Speakers included Glenn Kubiak, Alison Hatt, Yaw Agyeman, and Aindrila Mukhopadhyay and the event was organized by Beyond Academia in collaboration with the UC Berkeley’s Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) and with sponsorship from LBNL.  See a summary of the panel below.   What goes on at a …

Guest Post: Finishing up the PhD!

This week’s guest post is from the Women in Science (WIS) group in the Integrative Biology department at UC Berkeley. At the beginning of this month, they had a panel discussion on everything you need to know about finishing, filing, etc. Below are the minutes from the panel, with useful advice for everyone.