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Bridge from Biotech Training to Workforce

March 20, 2014
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: RWU Metro Campus, Providence, RI
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A co-op initiative that will work on connecting biotech trainees with industries offering internship opportunities and creating a pipeline of qualified people. This gathering provides an opportunity to elaborate on biotech at Roger Williams University and discuss current gaps in bioscience training. Attendees will have plenty of time to network and contribute with insights to improve the industry workforce in Rhode Island and Southeast New England.
The event will be held in the RWU Metro Campus, 150 Washington St., Providence, R.I.
Please confirm attendance by contacting Dr. Avelina Espinosa ( or 401-254-3137) by March 14.
Below is the schedule of events:
Agenda: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Refreshments: 6:35 p.m. Welcome from Dr. Andrew Workman, RWU Provost and Senior Vice President: 6:40 p.m. Brief overview of "Biotech Skill Gaps 2014" by Dr. Avelina Espinosa, RWU Department of Biology: 7:10 p.m. Open discussion of Bridge from Biotech Training to Workforce initiative: 7:30 p.m.