Career development: Transition from academia to industry

Tuesday June 23rd, 16:30 - 17:30

About Miriam Bujny

Sr. Director R&D, ProQR
As Sr. Director R&D at ProQR (Leiden, NL), Miriam currently works on a number of R&D projects at the interface of drug discovery and development, bringing together different experts and objectives to accomplish the common goal – developing drugs for patients in need. She joined ProQR in 2016 as Director Biomarkers. Prior to that, Miriam held various positions in predictive marker discovery (Principal Scientist at Janssen Prevention Center, Leiden, NL) and scientist in discovery and pre-clinical & clinical evaluation of anti-viral antibodies at Crucell (later acquired by J&J/Janssen). Miriam studied biochemistry at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany (1998 – 2003), and holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Bristol, UK (2003 – 2007). From 2007 to 2010, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Xiaowei Zhuang at Harvard University.

Jumpstart your career

Join BioBusiness Summer School to jumpstart your career in Life Sciences by gaining knowledge of business aspects such as product development, IPR, finance and business models. The next edition of the summer school will take place from 28 June to 2 July 2021!

Why participate

The BioBusiness Summer School is a programme tailored to bridge the gap. By immersing yourself in the business aspects of Life Sciences during this programme, you will learn the basic knowledge of BioBusiness, gain insight in the world of Life Sciences companies, meet leading business leaders and increase your international network.

Employers meet talent

Is your organisation interested in early-career talents in Life Sciences? BioBusiness Summer School can get you in touch with business oriented PhDs, postdocs or Master students. More info can be found here.