Careers in Biotech Panel with Arena Pharmaceuticals

This is a past event.

Many opportunities exist in biotechnology – from laboratory research to program management, business development, clinical operations, commercial, regulatory affairs, and more. This panel features professionals in a variety of positions discussing their career paths and the skills required for success in each. Following the panel discussion, students will have 10 minutes to enjoy casual conversation with the speakers and ask any questions.

Confirmed Panelists

  • Shirdi Schmiel, Research Scientist, Arena Pharmaceuticals
  • Brett English, Vice President, Scientific Affairs and Clinical Development, Apex Innovative Sciences (UAB alum)
  • Liz Turner, Vice President, Global Market Access, Arena Pharmaceuticals

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Virtual Event

Career & Professional Development

Target Audience

Current Students




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