Careers in Biotechnology Panel

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014  

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm (doors open 1:30pm)

Location: Student Union Ballroom 

Biotech Panel FlyerGain valuable insights on a variety of careers in biotechnology from a diverse group of professionals.

Flyer (pdf)



2:00 - 3:15  Welcome Remarks/Panel
3:15 - 3:30  Student Q&A
3:30 - 4:00  Networking



Panel Questions:

  • Tell us your name, your title and what you do.
  • Explain to us your view on what the Biotech industry is about, and then explain what your company does.
  • What tips would you give students to help them get a job in the Biotech industry?
  • There are many careers in Biotech that are more on the business side. Can you talk about that and how having an academic background in Science can help?



(List of panelists may be updated in the coming weeks and information about job openings within panelists' companies will be included)


Photo of Matthew SalemMatthew Salem

Marketing Content Editor

Agilent Technologies


Education: BA in Chemistry at University of California, Davis and Masters in Biotechnology (MBT) from San Jose State University in 2013.



Photo of Marty WongMarty Wong

Clinical Project Director

Merz Aesthetics, Inc.


Education: Bachelors in Genetics at University of California, Berkeley




Photo of Steve JoachimSteve Joachim

Vice President of R&D of Medical Devices with Cordis Corporation, Part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies


Education: BS in General Engineering from United States Military Academy at West Point and a Masters of Business Administration from Penn State University



Photo of Kevin Moore

Dr. Kevin Moore

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Consultant and

Former Executive Director Research and

Scientific Executive Director with Amgen


Education: Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and a degree in Chemistry from Princeton University




Video recording of Fall 2013 Careers in Biotechnology Panel



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