Transitioning from Academia to Drug Discovery & Pharma
Tuesday - September 20, 2016 - 12:00-3:00pm EDT
Join the BRC for - My First Laboratory - the first official event in the new series dedicated to early career scientists, their work research, and strategies for success.
Address: Rutgers School of Medicine,
185 South Orange Ave, Newark NJ 07103
12:00 - Dr. William Loging Presents: Transitioning from Academia to Drug Discovery & Pharma
1:00 - Pizza Lunch & Discussion
3:00 - Adjourn
William Loging, Ph.D.
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Doreen Badheka, M.S.,
About the Presenters...
Dr. William Loging is the Associate Professor of Genetics & Genomic Sciences and the Head of Production Bioinformatics for the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Bridging both clinical genomics and pharmaceutical sciences, he have been globally recognized for his work with Maraviroc (Selzentry™) for use in HIV. The results of past his contribution to the approval of Empagliflozin (Jardiance™) were listed within the drug insert. He has published in several leading scientific journals on utilization of novel informatics approaches to Drug Discovery and his 2014 TEDx talk on
Cancer Genomics was highly acclaimed.
He currently holds several appointments at the Mt Sinai School of Medicine where he focuses on the clinical fields of Oncology and Immunology of which he holds several patents. William is also an External Researcher Collaborator of James Cook University's Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics (CBMDT) in Cairns, Australia. Additionally, he served for six year in the US Marine Corps and was meritoriously promoted for leadership and outstanding dedication to duty.
Doreen Badheka, M.S., is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at Rutgers University.
Her key focus is to understand the membrane delimited regulation of the members of Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) ion channel family. In the past few years she has lead research projects and mentored students which resulted in 5 publications in peer reviewed journals. Outside the lab she has interned at the Office of Research Commercialization, Rutgers University and is the president and founder of Alliance for Career Advancement (ACA) that provides varied platforms for life science graduates to explore career options and develop skill sets.