BSSE meets Industry Talk with Audrey Kauffmann from Novartis

On October 26, the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering in Basel hosted the first “BSSE meets Industry” event designed to promote exchange between students, PhDs and Postdocs from BSSE and members of the Pharma and Biotech industry.

A total of 65 BSSE members listened to a presentation given by Dr. Audrey Kauffmann, Bioinformatics group leader in oncology at Novartis. Dr. Kauffmann talked about her career path from academia to industry, her work at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research and the activities of a bioinformatics/computational biology group in a big pharma company. Her talk was followed by a networking apéro, during which participants had the opportunity to discuss with Dr. Kaufmann and Dr. Grainne Kerr, Bioinformatics Analyst and member of the Kauffmann team.

BSSE meets Industry website