Weekly Roundup – August 4, 2022 

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Weekly Roundup – August 4, 2022 

Monday Arvinas announced John Northcott would join their team as the new Chief Commercial Officer.

“I am pleased to join Arvinas and excited for the opportunity to be a part of the company that is truly leading the way in the targeted protein degradation industry through its validated PROTAC® protein degrader platform,” said Mr. Northcott.

Arvinas is a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to improving the lives of patients suffering from debilitating and life-threatening diseases through the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies that degrade disease-causing proteins.

BIOAction Alert! 

Tell Congress now to oppose government price setting and support innovation for patients by using this link.

This campaign focuses on government price setting causing nearly 600,000 job losses across the country, as noted in the Vital Transformation report released yesterday by BIO (see slide 17).

Because the issue is LIVE on the Hill and there are only a matter of days to make your voices heard. Please feel free to share the link and get this out to your workforces! 

Civic Engagement Microgrants Applications Open

Research!America is excited to announce that applications are open for the 2022-2023 Civic Engagement Microgrant Initiative. With awards of up to $4,000, early career science-led groups from across the United States will receive funding to support engagement with public officials, local community leaders, and the public around issues of common concern. 

Applications are open through August 31 – learn more about the program and apply today!

Applications Open! 

Pfizer Pharmaceutical Careers and Postdoctoral Opportunities Educational Event is an opportunity for PhD students within 12 months of graduation to attend a hybrid event at Pfizer to learn more about the Pfizer Worldwide Research, Development and Medical Postdoctoral Program. 

Benefits of attending this event:

  • Learn about the pharmaceutical career track and Postdoc opportunities at Pfizer.
  • Opportunity to present PhD research to Pfizer colleagues.
  • Network with senior scientific leaders and hiring managers.

Registration is available here.

ABCT 2023 Strengthening Your Application 
Wednesday, August 10, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join this application review session to strengthen your program application ahead of the upcoming deadlines; hear from our team, as well as program alum, to learn how to make your application stand out! If there are…

Register Now!

Collaborative Connecticut 

Thursday, August 18, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Stop by Bear’s BBQ for a cash bar, conversation and delicious bites generously sponsored by Canaan Partners. All members of the innovation and entrepreneurship  ecosystem welcome!