Biotech Company Panel

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Jennings Hall 001

ASC Career Success, in collaboration with the Biological Sciences Scholars, are excited to host several senior leadership panelists and speakers representing the wealth of opportunities afforded to ASC students within the biotechnology industry.

This exciting opportunity opens with an introductory keynote from Jamie Fitch, OSU Molecular Genetics alumnus and co-founder of OnlineMedEd, a medical education tech startup.

The industry panel to follow features senior leaders from Armatus Bio, Clarametyx Biosciences, AmplifyBio, and Oakwood Labs. The panel will showcase areas for growth in the biotechnology industry and highlight key skills/experiences for students aspiring to become competitive within the field.

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn from senior leaders, scientists, and developers about one of the most exciting industries in Ohio! By attending, you will learn about the key skills necessary for success in the field, discover your pathway to success, and ultimately help you communicate how your Arts and Sciences degree can move you toward your goals.

Sign up here.

ASC Career Success: Careers in Biotech

The biotech sector is booming in central Ohio and across our region! Join some of the leading companies for an evening of networking, as part of the Careers in Biotech Connections Event on Monday, February 6th from 4 – 6 PM in Enarson Classroom Building 311.

The event will open with a panel discussion about trends in biotech along with existing and emerging career paths, advice for rising talent in the biotech space, and more. The event will conclude with ample opportunity to network. Spots are limited and students can register here.

The following companies plan to participate:

  • Andelyn Biosciences
  • MedPace
  • Oakwood Labs
  • AmplifyBio
  • Sarepta Therapeutics
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Forge Biologics
  • STAQ

Andelyn, MedPace, Oakwood, and AmplifyBio plan to have representatives serve as panelists as well.

For any questions, please contact Aaron Klein at

TOMORROW: Forge Biologics Virtual Recruiting Event

Forge Biologics is a gene therapy development engine, focused on enabling access to life changing gene therapies and helping bring them from idea into reality. Forge is hiring for many positions over the next few months.  They have a wide range of needs for students at all levels (and alumni.) The company just cleared Series B funding and is located locally. This is a great opportunity for students/alumni with interests in the rapidly growing biotech community in central Ohio.

Whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned pro considering a change, you may be interested in their virtual recruiting event on June 15th from 7-8pm EST. During this broadcast, you can expect a behind the scenes look at what life at Forge Biologics is like. Learn more and register here.

You can learn more about Forge on their website and LinkedIn.

NCSU Master of Microbial Biotechnology

The Master of Microbial Biotechnology (MMB) program at North Carolina State University offers you a unique blend of science and business. It combines real-world bioscience industry projects and internships to give you the experience you need to be successful. This is a two-year, non-thesis program and is located 15 miles from the Research Triangle Park — the heart of the biotech industry.

Students in the MMB program participate in immersive industry experiences, professional networking, MBA-level coursework, practicum projects, and internships. Graduates leave ready to tackle challenges and excel in careers in the biotechnology industry.

Want to learn more about the program? Visit the website or fill out the interest form.

Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program

The Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program (TPS) at The Ohio State University is designed for highly motivated students with the drive and passion necessary to do high-impact meaningful research. This program is supported by a powerful, interdisciplinary group of advisory faculty working together to produce the next generation of global leaders in sustainable agricultural biotechnology.

This novel program seeks exceptional students from a variety of disciplines including chemistry, engineering, entomology, ecology, evolution, molecular genetics, microbiology, crop sciences, plant pathology, and bioinformatics.

TPS offers full support for up to five years – full remission of tuition and fees, a competitive stipend, and support for research expenses. Other key aspects of the program include interdisciplinary faculty, a compact and personalized course load, a rigorous focus on research throughout the program, practical experience in each student’s field of interest through a three month+ internship, and opportunities for global collaboration.

Students can learn more on the program’s informational flier and website.

TPS has one application cycle per year. The application is currently open, with a deadline of December 1, 2018.