YSBS Life Science Career Fair

April 28 - 29, 2021


The Yale Student Business Society invites you to join us at our annual Life Science Career Fair on Wednesday - Thursday, April 28th - 29th, 2021.


The career fair is open to all students & postdoctoral fellows who are seeking and exploring positions in various science-related sectors (Biotech, Pharma, Consulting, VC and more). Our 2-day virtual event will provide opportunities for graduate & professional students, postdoctoral fellows and undergraduates to explore career options and make meaningful connections with professionals. Attendees will hear from leaders in the life sciences industry and directly interact with representatives from over 30 life science companies at virtual company booths and coffee chat sessions. Application is open to all universities and the broader community.

Date: April 28-29, 2021

Time: 9AM - 5PM

Location: Virtual via Remo

Application Deadline: April 27

Conference Programs


Over 20 companies in the life science sector will directly engage with students through virtual company booths on the Remo platform


Early application students will have exclusive 1-on-1 networking opportunities with recruiters from our sponsors


Distinguished speakers will share their professional journey and career advice with attendees.


Industry professionals will share insights in career options. Focused panels will include: R&D in Biotech; Big Data in Healthcare; Life Science Consulting; and Investing in Biotech Startup

Conference Agenda

Fireside Addresses: 9:00 - 10:00AM

Day 1

Craig Crews, PhD

John C. Malone Professor of MCDB

Founder of Proteolics, Arvinas, and Halda Therapeutics

Panel Discussions: 10:00 - 11:00AM

Day 1

Day 2

Colin Foster, MBA

CEO of iSci Management

Previously CEO & President of Bayer North America

Day 2

Panel 1 - Pharmaceutical R&D

Evan Bai, PhD

Computational Genomics Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceutical

Ken Blount, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer at Rebiotix

Sophia Salih

Talent Acquisition Lead at Boehringer Ingelheim

Levi Smith, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, Halda Therapeutics


Panel 2 - Investing/Starting a Biotech

David Rosenthal, MD

Chief Medical Officer at 4catalyzer

Ayesha Khalid, MD MBA

Clinical Director at Yale Biomedical Innovation and Technology

Sri Muthu, MBA

CEO & Managing Founder of HealthVenture

Mitra Miri, PhD

Investment Associate at Connecticut Innovations


Panel 1 - Consulting in Life Sciences

Colin Bond, PhD

Project Lead, Boston Consulting Group

Ipsita Ghosh, PhD

Associate, Mckinsey & Company

Amanda Reynolds, PhD

Manager, Bain & Company

Kim Quach, PhD

Project Lead, L.E.K. Consulting


Panel 2 - Data Analytics in Life Sciences

Jieming Chen, PhD

Bioinformatics Scientist at Genentech

Namita Gupta, PhD

Bioinformatics Scientist at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Nur-Taz Rahman, PhD

Applied Bioinformatics Scientist at 10x Genomics

Glen Kabumoto, MPH

Senior Manager, Medical Affairs Analytics at Horizon

Erin Davis, PhD

VP of enterprise informatics at Schrodinger

Company Presentations: 11:00 - 12:30PM

Day 1




Day 2



Company Booths: 1:00 - 3:00PM
1-on-1 Networking Session: 3:00 - 5:00PM

Meet the 2021 YSBS Career Fair Sponsors

Sapphire Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Standard Sponsors

Academic Sponsors

NIH Chemical Biology Training Grant

Interested in Participating in the YSBS Life Science Career Fair?

Reach us at jonathan.sun@yale.edu and we would be happy to create a custom package tailored to your company.

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