Are you finishing your PhD and you have no idea which career options do you have? Did you know that the typical postdoc position is not your only career option? Or are you disappointed with your current academic career and would you like to start a life-changing non-academic career? But do not you know where to start?
LYRIS, an advanced training school, organised this 1st edition online workshop on “How to be a successful PhD outside of academia?” for you! There are countless opportunities available in various sectors other than academia where you can use your knowledge, research and soft skills.
LYRIS selected a group of top-worldwide doctoral professionals as speakers from non-academic careers and you will have the chance to listen their career pathways, what that career involves and how to achieve it. You will also have the unique opportunity to expose your doubts with, at least, 2 speakers in a close and informal conversation in “breaking room”. Do not lose this opportunity to change your life!
10.30-11.00 Welcome Session
Flávia Sousa, PharmD, PhD CEO of LYRIS, Marie-Curie Researcher and Professor
11.00-11:30 How to be a Regulatory Medical Writer?
Joana Pinto Vieira, PhD Senior Regulatory Writer, Novartis, Switzerland
11.30-12.00 A Consulting Life in R&D
Inês Perpétuo, PhD Consultant for Researcher Development, Imperial College London, UK
12.00-12.30 The interface between Pharmaceutical Industry and academic research teams
André Albergaria, MSc, PhD Coordinator of Translational Research & Industry Partnerships, I3S, Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, Portugal
12.30-13.00 What can motivate a professor and researcher to become a politician?
Alexandre Quintanilha, PhD Biophysicist, Professor and Politician, Portugal
13.00-13.30 Meet the speaker Have the unique opportunity to interact closely and informally with your chosen speaker. Do not be shy and take this opportunity to network and take all your doubts!
14.30-15.00 And what if I want to get a full professor position?
Twan Lammers, PhD Full professor at the faculty of medicine at RWTH Aachen, Associate Editor of Journal Controlled Release Society, Germany
15.00-15.30 A life on early-stage biotech investments and company creation
João Ribas, PhD Senior Associate, Novo Holdings, Denmark
15.30-16.00 Pick your idea and start your own-business
Ana Catarina Gomes, PhD CEO of CBR Genomics, Portugal
16.00-16.30 How to innovate in the biotech industry?
Ana Cadete Pires, PhD Senior Scientist at Biotech, Boston, USA
16.30-17.00 Meet the speaker Have the unique opportunity to interact closely and informally with your chosen speaker. Do not be shy and take this opportunity to network and take all your doubts!
Early bird registration until 8 May 2021 / Payment deadline: 9 May 2021 •45€
Late registration until 19 May 2021 / Payment deadline: 20 May 2021 •70€