L.I.F.E. Seminar with Doug White

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Location: Krone EBB CHOA Seminar Room 1005

Ever wonder what it’s like to work in start-up? What about this trend of working remotely? Interested in data science and analytics applied in a practical fashion? How about translating your skills from your Ph.D. over to industry? Come hear White discuss:

  • Day in the life of a startup company
  • Working remotely on virtual teams 
  • Making the transition from academia to industry
  • Marketing yourself as a company of one

Douglas White, Ph.D. graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelors in Bioengineering in 2010. He then received his Ph.D. in March 2015 from Georgia Institute of Technology in Biomedical Engineering. After his Ph.D., White worked as a consultant/project manager at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. While at Takeda he directed a series of projects in a variety of multi-disciplinary fields including process chemistry, cancer diagnostics, and evolutionary biology. White is currently a Co-Founder of Fractal Therapeutics where he serves as the Director of Research and Development. He also serves as the Chief Technical Officer at Simplex and Director of Computational Biology at PercepTx.

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