McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Program


B.Tech. partners with industry to celebrate National Biotechnology Week

September 20, 2013

From September 20 - 27th, educational institutions across Canada will be celebrating the 10th annual National Biotechnology Week. Organized by BIOTECanada, NBW is intended to raise awareness of Canada's vibrant and diverse biotechnology industry. Find out more at:

B.Tech. will host 2 events as part of NBW:

  • ·  Lecture: My, Myself, & My Network - Sept 20 9:30am – ETB 535

    • Speaker: Dr. Michael May President & CEO, Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine

    ·  Industry Panel: New and Emerging Trends - Sept 24 5:30pm – ETB 223

    • Speakers:
      • Canada Pharma & Life Sciences Ontario - Paul Lucas, Retired CEO, GlaxoSmithKline, Senior Advisor to the President, Rx&D, President and Chairman Life Sciences Ontario
      • Norgen Biotek - Dr. Won-Sik, Research Scientist
      • Ontario Genomics Institute/MaRS Centre - Dr. Alison Symington, VP Corporate Development
      • City of Hamilton - Carolynn Reid, Business Consultant, Economic Development
      • Innovation Factory - Tyler Wright, Business Development Coordinator
      • Vineland Research Innovation Centre - Dr. David Liscombe, Research Scientist, Biochemistry
      • Innovation Factory - Bernard Lim, Executive-in-Residence
    • For this event, please register on OSCARPlus and note that a dress code is in effect.








Media Contact:
Lindsay Bolan, Marketing & Communication Strategist, McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Program 905-525-9143 ext. 20221