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Professional in Residence with Dr. Kara Norman Lino, Thermo Fisher
November 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mentoring sessions from 11am-3pm
In-person, Stanley Hall. Room TBA (you must register in advance to attend)
Mentoring will be in small groups of 3-5 trainees, and mentoring group topics to choose from include:
- Scientist and beyond
- Developing skills for industry
- Job search advice
- Navigating the transition to industry
- Diversity and Inclusion in biotech
Bio: Kara Norman Lino, PhD, is currently Director of R&D, Diagnostic Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Kara has more than 20 years of experience in therapeutic and clinical diagnostics R&D, and a life-long passion for improving patient care through research, innovative diagnostics, and cross-disciplinary teamwork. Prior to joining Thermo Fisher Scientific, she worked for Life Technologies/AcroMetrix, and was a staff scientist at Stanford University School of Medicine. Kara received her PhD in Molecular Virology from University of Calgary, and did a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University, with a focus on RNA biology, gene regulatory networks and anti-viral therapeutics.