Women in Science Networking Event

Don't miss this popular event, which provides an insightful and informational presentation along with ample time for networking. This year's featured speaker is Helen Burt, Associate Vice President Research and International at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

My Academic Journey: Lessons Learned

Tuesday, July 19 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

*Additional registration, payment, and ticket required. Registration opens mid-March.


Helen M. Burt has been serving as the Associate Vice President Research & International in the Office of the Vice President Research & International at the University of British Columbia (UBC) since 2011 and is also the Angiotech Professor of Drug Delivery in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC. She was born in Manchester, England, and obtained her B.Pharm. (Hons.) from the University of Bath and her Ph.D. in pharmaceutics from UBC. Her major research efforts involve the development of polymer-based drug delivery systems, in particular micro- and nanoparticulates, for controlled and localized drug delivery.

Previous Women in Science Guest Lectures


 Begoña Carreño
Novartis Pharma AG
here is Light on the Dark Side: A Journey Through Big Pharma


 Danchen Gao
AbbVie Inc.
In the Middle of Difficulty Lies Opportunity


Perceptions and Perspectives Panel Discussion
Diane Burgess, University of Connecticut
Debra Bingham, Valeo Partners
Susan Cady, Merial Ltd.
Ruth Schmid, SINTEF


 Sujuan Ba
National Foundation for Cancer Research
Forging a Path on the Road Less Traveled by a Scientist

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