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Centre for Drug Research and Development

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Career Connect Biotechnology is brought to you by the Student Biotechnology Network and the Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD). CDRD is opening their doors to show you exciting careers that exist in Biotechnology. CDRD guides early-stage discoveries made by top academic and health researchers through the preclinical drug development process. CDRD expertise and facilities help researchers overcome obstacles in their work. CDRD is a national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.

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Time and Location

Date: June 3, 2011
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Room 122B, 2259 Lower Mall (3rd floor), Vancouver BC

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Reasons to Attend

  • Learn about various departments and their roles in making CDRD a successful organization
  • Hear personal career development stories from CDRD employees
  • Find out which skills and qualifications you should have to be considered for a position within a specific department
  • Understand the potential for your career development
  • Network with CDRD employees and fellow students

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Apply Today!

SBN is no longer collecting applications for Career Connect Biotechnology: Centre for Drug Research and Development. If you have submitted an application you will be notified on Monday May 23rd to the status of your application. This event is closed to successful applicants only.

All applications will be reviewed by a panel of individuals from the SBN Executive Team. Successful applicants for Career Connect Biotechnology: Centre for Drug Research and Development will be notified on Monday May 23rd 2011. There is a maximum capacity of 50 students for Career Connect Biotechnology: Centre for Drug Research and Development

Note: If you are interested in attending, it is recommended you apply early.  For both Career Connect: Cardiome in 2010 and Career Connect: STEMCELL in 2009 registration filled up quite quickly.

A light lunch is included with registration

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Time Description

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Student Registration

9:00 am – 9:10 am

Welcome SBN Executives

9:10 am - 9:30 am

Welcome and Overview of CDRD

9:30 am – 10:00 am

Business & Strategic Affairs Overview

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Scientific Operations Overview

10:15 am – 10:30 am


10:30 am – 10:45 am

Biologics Overview

10:45 am – 11:00 am

Project Search Overview

11:00 am – 11:15 am

Project Management Overview

11:15 am – 11:30 am

Intellectual Property

11:30 am – 12:00 noon

Panel discussion

12:00 noon – 12:30 pm


12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Guided Tours of CDRD

The agenda is subject to change due to staff availability

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Parking & Transit

CDRD is located in the Lower Mall Research Station on the UBC campus. The closest UBC Parkade to this building is the "West Parkade." UBC Campus is accessible by many busses. Learn more at

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