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Careers in Industry

November 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Learn about different types of industry careers.  Come join this panel discussion and interactive networking session with PhDs who represent various sectors.  The speakers will share their advice, pros and cons of working in this environment, and how they transitioned from academia. Come armed with your own questions which will be discussed throughout the session.

Confirmed speakers:

CooperBailey,NematiEbrahim, GoklenKent
Bailey Cooper PhD’16, Ebrahim Nemati, and alumnus Kent Goklen

Bailey Cooper is a Scientist at Regeneron, having transitioned after several years as a faculty member at Virginia Tech. She earned her PhD in 2016 from Cornell in biomedical engineering with David Putnam.

Ebrahim Nemati is Senior Research Scientist at Samsung Research America where he interned in their Digital Health Lab as a graduate student. He earned his PhD in electrical and computer engineering from UCLA in 2017.

Kent Göklen is GSK’s Director of Downstream Process Development, in the biopharmaceutical business unit of GlaxoSmithKline in King of Prussia, PA. An alumnus of Cornell and MIT, he is a longtime Cornell BEST mentor.

Organized in concert with EGSA and Careers Beyond Academia/BEST, with thanks to Advisory Board Member Najva Akbari


November 15, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Mann Library, Room 102
237 Mann Drive
Ithaca, New York 14853
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