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BCBA Consulting Meet & Greet

October 6, 2022

Network and learn from current BCBA members! Food and drinks provided!

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Fireside Chat: How Venture Capital Shapes the Biotech Industry

September 29, 2022

We discussed venture capital (VC) investment strategies and how they shape the biotech industry with Mira Chaurushiya, senior partner at Westlake Biopartners. Click on the video below to listen to the discussion.   Dr. Mira Chaurushiya is a senior partner at Westlake Village BioPartners in LA. She received her PhD in biological sciences from UCSD and […]

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Venture Capital Career Exploration: From Academia to Biotech Ventures

May 24, 2022

Meet acclaimed life sciences VCs as they share their experiences in choosing non-academic careers, and explain what life as an investor is.

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BCBA’s 2022 Introduction to Consulting in the Life Sciences Course

January 18, 2022

BCBA is hosting an Introduction to Consulting in the Life Sciences (ICLS) course in February - April 2022. Course participants will work in teams to structure an approach for tackling a life sciences consulting project.

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Putnam Associates and BCBA Case Competition

August 27, 2021

Join us for a case competition sponsored by Putnam Associates and BCBA! It is a great opportunity for you to combine your scientific analytical skills with business strategy to solve a modern biotech problem.

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Diversify Biotech Kickoff Seminar

April 20, 2021

Diversify Biotech is a national coalition of biotech student organization leaders from across the US working in solidarity to address discrimination in the biomedical sciences ecosystem. We are committed to creating a lasting change in the conversation around anti-racism and anti-discrimination in our industry. Please join us as we kickoff our biotech DEI seminar series […]

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Fireside Chat: How to Launch Biotech Startups

April 16, 2021

Interested in starting a bio company? Get involved in the early-stage startup ecosystem. Join us for a fireside chat with Petri on technology readiness, recruiting a team, fundraising strategy and more. Join us on Zoom on April 27th at 6:00 pm PT. RSVP here. About Petri: Petri is a new approach for funding formation-stage startups […]

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BCBA’s 2021 Introduction to Consulting in the Life Sciences Course

April 13, 2021

Date/Time: May 12th – June 30th, Wednesdays 5:30 – 7:00 pm (via Zoom) BCBA is hosting an Introduction to Consulting in the Life Sciences (ICLS) course in May-June. Advanced degree holders can pursue life sciences consulting roles at top management consulting firms (like McKinsey, Bain, or BCG) or healthcare/life sciences-focused firms (like ClearView, L.E.K., or […]

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Developing Vaccines and Therapeutics for COVID-19

April 8, 2021

Join BCBA on Thursday, May 6th for an exciting panel discussion! Join a panel of biotech professionals working for companies directly involved in the production of COVID-19 therapeutics/vaccines. These speakers will provide an inside view of the unique circumstances surrounding the expedited procedures for the development and approval of these drugs. Topics will include securing […]

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BCBA Career Panel: Challenges and Opportunities in a Pandemic

April 8, 2021

Biotech Career Perspective: Challenges and Opportunities in a Pandemic Join a panel of professionals in the biotech industry as they share their experiences choosing non-academic careers and their career development. The speakers will discuss how the pandemic has changed the way life science companies conduct their business, the life science career landscape and the challenges […]

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