Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics Industry Day

2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Great Lakes North and Central, Palmer Commons 4th Floor

All DCMB students are invited!

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in the biotech industry?

Are you interested in hearing from industry insiders on how they got started and
what skills they’re looking for today?

Please join us for the first annual DCMB Industry Day!

There will be a round-table discussion with leaders from the biotech industry where students will hear insider stories and have the opportunity to ask questions. Following the round-table, students will also have the opportunity to meet with the industry experts one-on-one or in small groups.


2:30 pm      Introductions

2:40 pm      Guest Presentations

  • Anya Tsalenko, PhD
    Section Manager, Computational Biology, Agilent Technologies
  • Eric Fauman, PhD
    Integrative Biology Group Leader, Internal Medicine Research Unit, Pfizer
  • Richard McEachin, PhD
    Senior Scientist and COO, Advaita Bioinformatics
  • Adele Kruger, PhD
    Senior Bioinformatician, Progenity (to be confirmed)
  • Jonathan Irish, PhD
    Director, Data Science at Swift Biosciences
  • Jennifer Baird, MBA
    CEO, Fifth Eye, Inc.

4:15 pm      Roundtable Discussion

5:00 pm      Small group discussions with the guests