The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in partnership with Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive course from July 9-15, 2017, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA. This course will accommodate 50 graduate students and postdocs (international and domestic). The course registration fee is $300, with an additional, optional accommodations package of $570.
The course will introduce PhD scientists to the skills they need to thrive in industry and will expose them to the culture, organizational structures, and practices of life science companies through MBA-style case-based classroom experiences, networking, professional development workshops, and a team-based project. They will learn how academic science is commercialized and gain insight into the way industry views scientific research. The course is designed for 1) advanced graduate students with at least three years of research experience and 2) postdocs.
The deadline to apply is April 17. The application is straightforward, and the only stipulation is that applicants must be or become an ASCB member. Click here for more information and to apply.