PCCM hosts an Industrial and Government Lab Seminar Series that provides an opportunity for students and postdocs to meet with industry and government lab leaders. Designed by PCCM Industrial Outreach Director, Nan Yao, the seminars expose students and research scholars to industrial and government lab scientists, who talk about their fields and the intersection of science, industry, and government research. 

Paul Higgins, Assistant General Counsel – Patents, Johnson & Johnson Company
Paul Higgins, Assistant General Counsel
(Patents),  Johnson & Johnson

Nan Yao and students 
Nan Yao and students
Students and postdocs attending the Oct. 6 Industrial Seminar
Students and postdocs attend one of the seminars.

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 
"From Entrepreneurship to Spaceship"
Dr. Greg Olsen, President, GHO Ventures 

Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
"Creating Change in Scientific Institutions through Subversion, Revolution (Title IX!!) & Climate (changing science is too important to be left just to men...)"
Dr. Debra Rolison, Section Head, Advanced Electrochemical Materials section, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C.

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
"Photochemical Models for Pharmaceutical Development Applications"
Dr. Jose Tabora, Research Fellow, Engineering Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb

11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
"Collagen Matrix for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery"
Dr. Angana Kharge, Senior Scientist, R&D, Integra LifeSciences

11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2019
"The World of Petroleum: What it is and whence it came"
Dr. Steven Rucker, Distinguished Research Associate, Research & Engineering, ExxonMobil

11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2019
"Patents and Other Intellectual Property Rights - Protection of 'Science and the Useful Arts'"
Dr. Jon A. Chiodo, Esq., Senior Patent Counsel, Johnson & Johnson

11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019
"Lessons from a career in science and technology"
Dr. Julia Phillips, National Science Board, National Science Foundation 

(CANCELLED) 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019 
"Pharmaceutical world: from big giants to start-ups"
Dr. Yongkui Sun, Founder and CEO, IONOVA

11:30 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2019
"Protein Crystallography at BMS and Transitioning from Scientist to Scientific Manager'"
Dr. Jodi Muckelbauer, Senior Principal Scientist, Molecular Structure & Design, Bristol-Myers Squibb