A Career in Pharma for Graduate Students and Postdocs: Lunch and Learn with Geoffrey Hird, Ph.D. '01 and Christina Hofmann, Ph.D. '15
Join us for an informal lunch conversation about Dr. Hird and Dr. Hofmann's career paths through academia and industry. During this discussion, graduate students and postdocs can learn insights on how to succeed in the pharmaceutical industry. Registration is limited to promote the opportunity for conversation.
Dr. Geoffrey Hird is Executive Director of Pharmaceutics and CMC at Liquidia Technologies. After completing his Ph.D. at Duke in Chemistry and spending over a decade at Eisai as Principal Scientist for the Formulation and Drug Delivery Technology Group, Geoff became Director of Early Topical Formulation Development at Stiefel, a GSK company.
Dr. Christina Hofmann is a Senior Scientist in Pharmaceutical Development at Liquidia Technologies. Chrissy received her BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, with a focus on polymer biomaterials. She went on to study particle engineering for pharmaceutical applications at Ferro Corporation, followed by research in a renal nanotechnology lab at the Cleveland Clinic. She returned to school in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Duke, where she received her Ph.D. in 2015. At Duke, she studied tumor delivery
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