NYC: UChicago Careers: Profiles in Life Sciences
Alumni in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biological sciences, and medicine who will share their paths and what they see as future opportunities in the field of Life Science.
Please join us for a panel discussion featuring alumni in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biological sciences, and medicine who will share their paths and what they see as future opportunities in the field of Life Sciences
Malcolm Nason, PhD'04, earned his PhD in Neurobiology in the lab of Dr Peggy Mason at the University of Chicago studying the modulation and interplay of pain and thermoregulation. He then moved to Columbia University to work on innovative translational projects in psychiatry and neurology. In 2014, he was selected for the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program as an Entrepreneurial Lead, formed a lipidomics biomarker start-up company, and has not looked back. While finishing his MBA from Penn State, he helped launch a product in the Industrial Safety sector and then went onto establish the Clinical and Medical Affairs structures at a biotech startup.
He is currently advising several startups on the Eastern seaboard in Product Development, Strategy and Fund Raising while an Advisory Board member overseeing Research & Development at BonBouton.co here in NYC.
Sarah Ghosh, AB'11
Nicole McKnight, AB'02
Jan E. Glassner (moderator), MBA'98 has built and managed trading businesses for 25 years in both institutional and entrepreneurial roles, as an economist turned derivatives trader and risk manager. He currently manages Mount One Capital, an experimental trading fund with focus on emerging markets & derivatives. For nearly 10 years he headed credit- and EM derivatives trading desks at HSBC, was deputy head of the EM group and a member of the risk management committee of HSBC Americas. Before, he worked at Bankers Trust and Deutsche Bank, and was the cofounder of an alternative credit investment company Panton Capital Group, as well as of G&D Research, an equity-research and biotech consulting firm. His areas of interest and expertise include innovative solutions in finance, sustainability investing, emissions trading and accounting of non-financial sustainability measures.
Jan is a trained economist with an MSc from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and holds an analytical finance MBA from the University of Chicago Booth.
The panel will be followed by a networking reception.
Cost: Free for 2015 graduates and $10 for all other alumni; includes hors d’ouevres and drinks
Advanced registration required for building security
David Lee, MBA'87
Kimberly Drelich, AB'07
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