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Blog Posts

Blog posts consist of:
  1. Profiles which allow you to learn more about successful PhD-minded entrepreneurs that have made an important impact in Canada.
  2. Synopses and recaps of events.
  3. Articles for general interest.
You can use the Tags box on the right to navigate through our posts.
Read on to learn about some the work S2BN has done to help highly qualified personnel in their career development!

March 23, 2020

The Canadian cannabis industry has grown exponentially since the legalization of recreational marijuana in 20181. Alberta, in particular, has seen a rise in opportunities in this field, in large part due to the 800 000 square-foot Aurora Sky cannabis production facility built by Edmonton-based Aurora Cannabis2. To give trainees an opportunity to learn about this growing field, on February 12, 2020...

On February 27th, 2020, S2BN Waterloo held an event with a dynamic group of Pharm.D. graduates in an industry-focused panel at the School of Pharmacy. This was met with the warm welcoming of two S2BN co-founders, Dr. Pari Shahrezaei and Dr. Naushin Hooda, as well Dr. Arash Rezaeian. These newly minted pharmacists took an unconventional path post-graduation, with the acceptance into prestigious 1-y...

The Ottawa chapter of the Science to Business Network (S2BN) ended 2019 with a panel discussion and networking event which was held on December 11th. We hosted a panel of industry experts, who also sit on BIOTECanada’s Vaccine Industry Committee, with the goal of providing insights in the field of immunization and public health as well as share advice around career development. The evening was mod...

February 4, 2020

On November 4, 2019, the S2BN Ottawa Chapter, in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance, hosted the event “Trends in Cancer Research: Career Journeys and Opportunities”. The event brought together a panel of professionals working in industry, government and academia to discuss trends and current issues in cancer research as well as their unconventional journeys that lead them to th...

October 31, 2019

To kickstart an evening event on Queen’s University campus, Alex Lang showcased the unorthodox career path he took from PhD graduate to securing his position as manager at the largest pharmaceutical company in Canada. Although sitting with Janssen as the Manager of Medical Information for Oncology and Haematology, Alex explained that his career journey was akin to that of “drunk bumble bee” and no...

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