Post-Synaptic Careers - A Non-Academic Life after a Neuroscience Degree
(A new Discussion Series with guest speakers)
See text below poster for more information, or click to download the poster: post-synaptic_careers_-_roseanne_seguin.pdf
What can one do after a degree in Neuroscience?
This discussion series will address this question through informal conversations with some successful non-academics with graduate degrees in neuroscience; the series will compliment IPN’s Pathways and Connections, which is the academic equivalent of Post-Synaptic Careers. This is your chance to talk to those who were once where you are. Ask the guest speakers about the often difficult decision to leave academia and the important, but sometimes serendipitous, connections that led them to where they are now.
Our Next Event:
Thursday, December 12, 2013, 6:00 pm, deGrandpre, MNI: Dr. Rosanne Seguin, Clinical Project Manager, Montreal Neurological Institute
"After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the MNI where she was researching multiple sclerosis, Rosanne joined the biotech Celmed, Ville St. Laurent, as a scientist in the team developing stem-cell therapy for Parkinson’s disease. A few years late, she moved to Topigen Pharmaceuticals in the Angus technoparc in the east end of Montreal, initially in the role of Group Leader, developing antisense oligonucleotides and small molecules as therapies for respiratory diseases including asthma and COPD. During her time at Topigen, Rosanne became Director of Immunology and Development Support where besides working with chemical manufacturers, contract research organizations and regulatory agencies, she closely interacted with the Clinical Research team to translate the results of basic research from the bench to patients. After the acquisition of Topigen by the Australian company, Pharmaxis, Rosanne returned to the MNI in her current role of Clinical Project Manager where she is coordinating a Phase IV study in multiple sclerosis."
When and Where?
December 12, 6pm, The deGrandpre Amphitheatre: BTRC, MNI (3801 Rue University).
Send any questions to joe [dot] makkerh [at] mcgill [dot] ca