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Biotech Human Capital Roundtable: Part 1

Science Careers partnered with Cambridge BioPartners, Inc. to host a panel discussion with talent acquisition and human capital experts representing  biotech, large pharma, a non-profit biomedical and genomic research institute, and venture capital.  The live event was held on April 11, 2019 at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, Massachusetts in front of an audience of industry experts.   The conversation was recorded and what follows is part 1 of a 2-part series. Part 1 focuses on best practices for recruiting scientific talent in one of the most competitive markets in the industry. Part 2 of the series includes topics and questions ranging from whether AI will be used to make hiring decisions to best practices in diversity recruiting.


Anna O'Driscoll, Vice President of Human Resources for the Americas, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Mark Minichiello, Vice President Talent Acquisition, bluebird bio

Chelsea Bodenstab, Associate Director Recruiting, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

Wendy Durkin, Senior Director Recruiting, Third Rock Ventures

Harold Mellor, Associate Director Staffing Innovation and Social Media, Novartis

Pearl Freier, President, Cambridge BioPartners, Inc.