The Roundup – March 28, 2024

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March 28, 2024
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Yale Biotech Club Career Fair 2024
April 18, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pmLooking for talent to join your company? Organizations interested in participating can contact for more information.

Attendee registration in now open
The Career Fair is open to all postgraduate associates, students & postdoctoral fellows who are seeking and exploring positions in various science-related sectors (Biotech, Pharma, Consulting, VC, Law, and more), at any university. Register here.

Open Position Highlight: Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager Clinical Trials
Intensity Therapeutics

Intensity Therapeutics, Inc. a clinical-stage biotechnology company seeking a Project Manager, Sr. Project Manager, Clinical Trials with experience in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry. This is a full-time role based out of Shelton, CT.

2024 Women of Innovation AwardsThe 19th Annual Women of Innovation Awards will be held in October 2024. For nearly 20 years, CTC has awarded women in various fields of technology for excellence in leadership and innovation. Nominations are now open; submission deadline is May 12th.

Nominate someone now.

First, I would like to congratulate Dan O’Keefe, who officially became the Commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development. We have an ideal partner, with tremendous experience in tech and a commitment to life sciences, and we look for to collaborating more.We had our monthly Government Affairs Committee meeting Monday. We are fortunate to have 24 committee members who ensure we are taking action on all relevant bills. We are breaking off into an AI subcommittee next week.

Key dates: May 1st is Boehringer Ingelheim Office Hours (we are still accepting applicants. Some have inquired if they could/should apply: the answer is yes); May 16th is an AI Forum with the CT Tech Council and Deloitte; June 3rd-6th is the BIO International Convention; Sept. 19th is our annual Beer and Bioscience Mixer at Stony Creek Brewery.

— Jodie Gillon
President and CEO
Connecting Students and Professionals of Color
Hosted by the Southern Connecticut State University’s Innovation Hub, April 11th.Since 2021, SCSU’s Innovation Hub has worked with a group of dedicated industry professionals to develop the talent pipeline between SCSU, a majority-minority university, and their companies. Working together they developed ‘Connecting Students and Professionals of Color’.

  • Foster a network of students and professionals from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds Increase awareness, diversity, and inclusivity in the STEM and bioscience industries
  • Actively participate in panels & open discussions about topics related to DEI as well as how to succeed in the STEM and bioscience industries.

Learn more here and reach out to Peter Dimoulas with any questions.

Apply Now –  Boehringer Ingelheim Office HoursBoehringer Ingelheim Office Hours offers a unique chance for small companies to engage in open dialogue with industry experts. The consultative ’round table’ environment provides the setting to gain insights and feedback in a ‘no strings attached’ setting.

To apply for a tailored one-hour session, share a non-confidential pitch deck along with up to five (5) questions about your program(s) and company to

Application Deadline: April 8

Strategies for Retaining Top Talent – Hosted by CLA 
TODAY, March 28, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Talent retention must be a continuous focus and effort — and is a concern for many organizations. Join our complimentary webinar where will we explore strategies to help….

How to Advocate for Yourself – Hosted by WEST
TODAY, March 28, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
We negotiate every day. At work we negotiate not just our jobs and salaries, but research priorities, budgets, staffing, deliverables and time tables. At home some of us negotiate…

230th Annual Meeting & Business Leadership Awards – Hosted by GNHCC 
Thursday, April 4, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The 230th Annual Meeting of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, combined with our Business Leadership Awards & Cocktail Reception, will be the momentous…

“Inside the Veil” of Cell and Rare Disease Therapies and Business Development Evaluations – Hosted by Yale Ventures 
Thursday, April 4, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
With continuing strong investor interest in cell therapies and rare diseases, are they all attractive for biotechs and venture capital?  What factors are executives and investors…

GPS Your Career: Know Your Why – Hosted by WEST
Thursday, April 4, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
When it comes to your career, are you traveling on the path you intended? For many of us, our work life has changed in ways we would not have anticipated. It is natural to pause…

Accelerate Your Career Through Personal Branding and Marketing Yourself – Hosted by WEST
Wednesday, April 10, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
When we use the term “marketing”, most people think of products, services, and commodities. How about ourselves – marketing our talents, accomplishments, and value…

Annual Meeting of the New England Association of Parasitologists (NEAP) 2024 – Hosted by UConn 
Saturday, April 13, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
The 29th Annual Meeting of the New England Association of Parasitologists (NEAP) will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at UConn Health. We are “a dedicated…

WIB-Connecticut: Three Year Anniversary Party! 
Thursday, April 18, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Happy Anniversary WIB-Connecticut! We are excited to invite you to come celebrate our third year of the Connecticut Women In Bio chapter. So much has happened this past…

Celebration of The Life Center of Connecticut, Inc. – Hosted by Youth Challenge of CT
Friday, April 19, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Please join the Youth Challenge of CT as they reflect on our past achievements, highlight the exciting endeavors that lie ahead, and express gratitude to the remarkable…

CLA’s 2024 Economic Outlook — Second Quarter Update 
Wednesday, April 24, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The CLA 2024 Outlook series provides key insights to help both business owners and individuals develop sound financial strategies.

EWIB-Connecticut: How to Build Your Personal Brand and Network Effectively on LinkedIn 
Thursday, April 25, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Are you aiming to elevate your leadership brand or take the next step in your career? Learn innovative personal branding and networking strategies to land your dream job…

Register Now

ABCT Pitch Day 2024 
Thursday, May 9, 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join an audience of entrepreneurs, investors, corporate sponsors, and other members of the life sciences ecosystem to see the ventures from the 7th annual cohort of the Accelerator for…

Yale Innovation Summit 
Wednesday, May 29 – Thursday, May 30
Connecticut’s biggest entrepreneurship event, convening innovators, investors, and industry for panels, speakers, and networking in the arts, biotech, climate, health, and tech.

2024 BIO International Convention 
Monday, June 3 – Thursday, June 6
The BIO International Convention is the largest and most comprehensive event for biotechnology, representing the full ecosystem of biotech with over 20,000 industry leaders from across the…

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