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Join Me for Coffee: Immunologist, Novartis Pharma
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This event series is exclusive to MASS AWIS members registered with National AWIS,
with paid Massachusetts chapter dues or a MASS AWIS student chapter member.
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MASS AWIS is offering its members an exclusive opportunity to make professional connections across a variety of career paths. ‘Join Me for Coffee’ gives a chance to meet with a STEM professional for 1 hour at a coffee shop or café. Participants will not only learn about that person’s career but also establish a new professional connection. These events are a great opportunity for participants to practice networking in an intimate setting, a skill that helps open doors to meaningful careers in STEM. Snacks and beverages will be provided.
The upcoming ‘Join Me for Coffee’ event series will feature Máire Quigley. If you would like to participate in this ‘Join Me for Coffee’ event, first complete the event application form. A committee will then review all applications and select 4-6 participants for each event. Selected applicants will be notified by email at least one week prior to the event. Upon selection notification, you will be required to formally register for the event and pay the registration fee via our secure website. Selected applicants who fail to complete registration on time forfeit the opportunity to participate.
Máire Quigley, PhD
Immunologist, Novartis Pharma
Máire Quigley is an immunologist working at Novartis Pharma in Cambridge. She got her PhD from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden where she studied mucosal immunity to HIV. Following post-doctoral training at the Vaccine Research Center, NIH, Bethesda MD, and the Ragon Institute of Harvard, MGH and MIT, she joined Novartis to support development of CART therapies for B cell malignancies, including the recently FDA-approved Kymriah. Máire currently works on the development and execution of biomarker strategies for novel immuno-oncology products at Novartis. Máire has been active with AWIS since 2012.
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