Final Career Spotlight: Working in Science Industries

The final career spotlight of 2015 is next Wednesday, 29th April, 5.30-6.30pm, FWB1.71

It features three KCL alumni who work in different parts of scientific industries:

Rahul Dhorajiwala: Rahul studied a MSc in Pharmaceutical Technology at KCL.  He spent an early part of his career at GlaxoSmithkline working in the Inhalation Formulation Development department.  After a few years he made the transition into Project Management at IVAX (now Teva) and being responsible for the delivery of new project launches.  After working in a number of Project Management roles he is currently at Amdipharm Mercury as Head of Strategic Projects working in the Business Development department.

Lea-Rebecca Lahnstein: Lea has a PhD from KCL which researched the practices and governance of storing and sharing biological samples and data for the purpose of biomedical research. Through various internships in the UK and Germany, Lea worked for a biobank and now for GE Healthcare in Technology and Medical Solutions.   She has learnt not to be intimidated by changes in direction, discrepancies in knowledge and experience or institutional boundaries, because all of these are already intrinsic to the practices of the biosciences.

Hilary Sandig: Hilary is an immunologist with a PhD from Imperial College. Having worked as a postdoc at KCL on two occasions, at UCSD and at Manchester University she now works for the biologics company, Medimmune, in Cambridge. Medimmune is owned by AstraZeneca and Hilary has been working there for two years as a researcher in the Respiratory, Autoimmunity and Inflammation group.

Please come along to find out more about the transition into industry.