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  • NaMESA – Career Paths in Small Biotechs and Nonprofits – Dr. Reitha Weeks

    NaMESA – Career Paths in Small Biotechs and Nonprofits – Dr. Reitha Weeks

    Monday December 2nd, 2013

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    Reitha S. Weeks, PhD, was the Program Manager, Science Outreach at Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR). She received her BS from Oregon State University and her PhD in Genetics from the University of Washington in 1987. She worked for 13 years in the biotech industry at multiple large and small companies in Seattle. Her career took her from bench scientist to company director which meant involvement in business and regulatory decisions as well as discovery science. After joining NWABR in November 2004, she was responsible for curriculum development and workshops for teachers, educational conferences for researchers, and a variety of science outreach programs and collaborations.

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