Homecoming Career Event Focuses on The Pharmaceutical Industry

Posted on: December 16, 2013

Left to right at the table: Ferenc, Ware, and Makowsky Video projeciton:  Tarsa (large), and Sharon Gagliardi (small image bottom right - sorry, Sharon).

Left to right at the table: Ferenc, Ware, and Makowsky
Video projeciton: Tarsa (large), and Sharon Gagliardi (small image bottom right – sorry, Sharon).

 

The 2013 edition of the Career Event put on by the Friends of Chemistry took place Friday October 18 as part of the Homecoming activities.  This year the attention was focused on careers in the pharmaceutical industry.  Alumni Nick Ferenc (’01), Roy Ware (PhD ’00) and Malory Makowsky (’08) were present with the almost 30 students, while Peter Tarsa (’99) and Sharon Gagliardi (’98) were present via video conference.

Professor Mark Welker joins the panelists and students afterwards.  He had spoken earlier about drug discovery and tech transfer.

Professor Mark Welker joins the panelists and students afterwards. He had spoken earlier about drug discovery and tech transfer.

 

Ferenc works in Business Development for Sanofi in Cambridge, MA, Ware works in process development with Chimerix in RTP, and Makowsky is a post-doc at Merck in early clinical development.  Tarsa is with Novartis  and works in drug discovery, and Gagliardi works in IP law with Dechert in Philadelphia.

 

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