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[Ottawa] Where Can My Degree Take Me?

This night features four industry experts from various educational backgrounds here to help you determine what degree will best suit your career aspirations.

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[Ottawa] Where Can My Degree Take Me?
[Ottawa] Where Can My Degree Take Me?

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Mar 05, 2024, 6:00 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.



About the Event

The number one question our panelists get is what degree do I need to have to have successful career? This Panel event will answer just that. This night features four industry experts from various educational backgrounds here to help you determine what degree will best suit your career aspirations.

See the Bio’s below for our panelists.

Joshua Moskowitz is a research scientist for Acuity Insights, an educational technology start-up. In his current role he wears many hats, supporting data engineering, research, and psychometric analyses. He completed his MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience and PhD in Neuroscience at Queen's University, where he combined the use of virtual reality displays, haptic robotics, and eye-tracking to study human motor learning and visual search behaviour. His research has been published by the Journal of Vision, Journal of Neurophysiology, and the American Psychological Association. When he's not working you can find him playing trading card games or going on a hike in the mountains of British Columbia.

Emily Lind is a Medical Communications Writer at Sixsense Strategy Group, a boutique consulting company with a singular focus on insights, strategy, and communications for the life sciences industry.  She completed her master's at Queen’s University in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences. Emily is passionate about interdisciplinary thinking; she holds bachelor's degrees in both science (Biochemistry) and the humanities (Religious Studies), and certifications in Entrepreneurship, Gender Studies, and Language. She looks forward to sharing how S2BN members can leverage their academic and personal experiences to break into medical communication.

Sreedevi is a Senior Scientist at AstraZeneca UK working on developing antibody-drug conjugates (ADC) within Oncology R&D. She got her BSc in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Simon Fraser University and her MSc in Medical Science from McMaster University. Her passion for drug discovery began early in her undergraduate co-op experiences in antibody discovery and cancer immunotherapy in British Columbia's vibrant biotech sector. She then moved to Hamilton, Ontario to work with Dr. Yonghong Wan to explore tumor resistance mechanics following oncolytic virus treatment at the McMaster Immunology Research Centre. In 2021, she made the transition to AstraZeneca in the US initially working as a Scientist within late preclinical ADC research and more recently in the UK within linker-payload discovery.

Juliana Muñoz Escobar is an Associate at Amplitude Ventures, a capital catalyst for highly innovative companies at the point of value acceleration. Amplitude works with promising life science companies that share their vision of bringing ground-breaking technologies to patients with a focus on building world-class companies in precision medicine and next-generation medical devices. She was previously Manager, Business Development at IntelGenx, a pharmaceutical company based in Montreal focused on drug delivery technologies. Prior to joining IntelGenx, Juliana worked in a co-funded position as Business Development Specialist at Genome Québec and Mitacs, where she worked alongside entrepreneurs, scientists, and companies looking to translate genomics research towards commercialization in agriculture, forestry, medicine, and environmental science. Juliana holds a B. Eng in Biological Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Colombia and a PhD in Biochemistry from McGill University.


  • Where can My Degree Take me?

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