13th Annual LSCDS Career Day

On behalf of LSCDS, we welcome you to our 13th Annual Career Day. Throughout the last decade, a growing number of graduate students have shifted their career focus beyond academia into industry. To bridge the gap between graduate students and the professional community in Toronto, LSCDS Career Day aims to provide students with the best career exploration experience, unlike any other, by creating an opportunity for young professionals to find their next dream job and realize their potential in career development.

Event Information

Date: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
Time: 12:30 – 5:30 pm
Location: Hart House, U of T Campus (7 Hart House Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3)


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Light refreshments will be provided.

The Career Day 2019 event is free of charge to students and trainees at U of T. Please log in to access free registration.

There is an early bird price of $10 for students not affiliated with U of T or the teaching hospitals. For current U of T trainees, please note that you may be required to verify your current status by logging into the LSCDS website under My Account.

If you are unable to register, a first-come first-serve wait-list will be available at the event in the case that some registered individuals do not attend.

Guest and Company Information

Industry Panel

Guest Position Company
Panel 1
Michelle North Medical Science Liaison Novartis
Ali Tavallaei President and Co-Founder Magallan Biomedical
Songyi Xu Consultant IQVIA
Mizue Naito Principal Scientist, Microbiology DoseBiome
Panel 2
Lexi Kaplin Co-Founder and CPO conversationHealth
Taban Saifi Portfolio Medical Information Specialist Novo Nordisk
Manisha Talukdar Medical Science Liaison AstraZeneca
David Kideckel Managing Director, Senior Equity Research Analyst AltaCorp Capital
Panel 3
Pawel Buczkowicz COO, VP Scientific and Medical Affairs Gene42
Julia Biondi Director HR Business Partnership & Site Head Talent Acquisition Hoffmann-La Roche Limited
Natasha Malik Consultant Shift Health

Company Spotlights

Company Guest
Deep Genomics Amit Deshwar
Bloom Burton & Co Evelyn Pau
BenchSci Maurice Shen
Klick Health Rachael Harrison
Shift Health Youssef Hayek