“My Sister Rosalind Franklin”, with Jenifer Glynn, author
17th May 2012, 6-7 pm Wood-Legh Room, Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge
Cambridge AWiSE and Lucy Cavendish College are delighted to welcome writer and historian Jenifer Glynn to speak about her new book, “My Sister Rosalind Franklin”. Rosalind Franklin, a British biophysicist and x-ray crystallographer made an important contribution to the discovery of the structure of DNA and led pioneering work into viral structure. In this family memoir, Jenifer paints a picture of Rosalind’s life, education and influences.
“What Next After Academia: Life Science Careers and Company Networks” Harriet Fear, CEO, One Nucleus (www.onenucleus.com)
Friday 25th May, 12:15-14:00 (talk from 12:30-13:15, followed by networking lunch). Max Perutz Lecture Theatre, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Addenbrooke’s Site
Cambridge AWiSE are delighted to welcome Harriet Fear to our 5th MRC-AWiSE event. Harriet will discuss the role company networks play in global business and how networking on all levels contributes to success. One Nucleus (formerly ERBI) is the largest membership organisation in Europe, with over 450 members including pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies. Its mission is to maximise the global competitiveness of its members. This talk will be of interest to those pursuing a career in academia or industry and looking to make the most of networking and networks to augment research, development and commercialisation.
Harriet joined One Nucleus (formerly ERBI) as CEO in February 2009. She previously worked as a Diplomat with the British Foreign Office for 21 years serving in over 17 countries around the globe. Half her career was spent in the commercial field, latterly heading UK Trade & Investments national life sciences trade team for over 5 years.
During her varied Foreign Office career she was Deputy Ambassador three times, Private Secretary to the Minister for Europe, led an evacuation of Brits out of the Congo and worked in Khymer Rouge territory with Scotland Yard on a hostage crisis. She now enjoys a calmer life in the UK!