Lent term events

BBMS  X  Cambridge Gravity: Lessons from a Career in Academia and Business

7th of March, 6 PM, Keynes Hall, Kings College Cambridge

This event is co-hosted with Cambridge Gravity.

This talk with Professor Tony Kouzarides will offer the opportunity to discover more about the intersection of academia and biotech in Cambridge and lessons learned during his career.

BBMS  X  Flagship Pioneering: Summer Fellowship Info Session

18th of January, 7 - 10 PM, Bowett Room, Queens College Cambridge

Come learn more about the Flagship Pioneering Summer Fellowship, which is a dynamic three-month program for aspiring scientists and entrepreneurs to create innovative biotech startups. 

Participants collaborate with industry experts to develop new bioplatforms in health and sustainability. It's an intense, hands-on experience for those eager to make a significant impact in the biotech field.

Past events from Michaelmas term

BBMS Annual Dinner 2023

The BBMS Annual Dinner was an esteemed event that gathered distinguished figures from academia and industry, fostering vibrant interactions with a dynamic student community. 

Last year's dinner featured notable guests including Tim Eisen from Roche; Agata Nyga, Head of R&D at StemBond; Anni Ding, Senior Associate at BCG; Charlene Tang, Head of Growth at Cyted and NHS Innovation Fellow; Chloe Johnson, Trainee Patent Attorney at Appleyard Lees; Elena Arciero from Quotient Therapeutics; Harry Bickerstaffe, Senior Consultant at Syneos Health; Michael Salacko, Investment Director at StartCodon; and Namshik Han, leader of computational research and AI at the Milner Institute. 

This event provided a rare opportunity for insightful exchanges between students and leaders in life sciences and technology.

Bridging Academia and the Pharmaceutical Industry

The Bridging Academia and the Pharmaceutical Industry panel event was a valuable forum for undergraduate and postgraduate students exploring diverse career paths in the pharmaceutical industry. The event featured guest speakers from various roles, including lab scientist, data scientist, project manager, and clinical trial manager, who shared their work experiences and career trajectories. 

Speakers included Somaieh Hedayat, Senior Scientist in Bioscience Oncology at AstraZeneca; Pavlos Kotidis, Team Leader of Digital Data & Analytics at GSK; Katrina Budesha, Medical Clinical Operations Partner at Roche; and Antonio Ramos-Montoya, Associate Director in Bioscience, Oncology at AstraZeneca, offering students insights into making informed career choices.

Networking at The Lab

Our recent Networking Event at The Lab, a chemistry-themed bar, provided a vibrant and engaging atmosphere for students to connect and share ideas. This unique gathering fostered a relaxed environment conducive to building new relationships and discussing shared academic interests.