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Wonder what it's like to get a job as a life scientist?

At our career chat events employees of a variety of different types of companies share their career experience; from studying to where they are now. Come learn from the first hand experience of successful life scientists!

Our last event:  Eli Lilly on the 22th May 2019


Eli Lilly-May 19


Have you ever dreamed of discovering medicines that improve the life of people around the world? Would you like to gain insight into Eli Lilly, a leading corporation in the field of pharmaceutical innovation? If so, join us for the next Career Chat with Ms Lara Spina on Wednesday, 22nd May.

Lara Spina is currently a Clinical Research Scientist at Lilly. After obtaining her master degree in Human Biology at University of Zurich, Lara started her career by joining Novartis as Medical Scientific Liaison Manager in 2016. Since late 2018, she works as Scientific Advisor in Dermatology at Eli Lilly. During this Career Chat, she will share her experience and insights about the many aspects of medical engagement in pharmaceutical industry.

Eli Lilly and Company is a leading corporation in the field of pharmaceutical innovation, with more than 140 years in the market. Eli Lilly has a history of great achievements including being the first company to mass-produce the Salk polio vaccine and recombinant insulin. Eli Lilly’s Human Pharmaceutical focuses on therapeutic neuroscience, endocrinology, oncology and cardiology.

Come over and learn about working in Eli Lilly with Ms Lara Spina’s talk. And after the talk, join the conversation at the apéro!


Date: Wednesday, May 22th 2019

Time: 17:30

Location: UZH Irchel Campus, Y03 G95


Post-event update

We had the pleasure to host a very successful career chat with Ms. Lara Spina!
She shared with the audience her experience and insights into the different Job roles in medical affairs at Eli Lilly Suisse. Master students, PhDs and Postdocs had the chance to learn about the life and the many aspects of being a Medical Science Liaison and Medical advisor in the Pharma Industry.

Click in the link below to see some pictures of the event:

Career chat with Eli Lilly: 22.05.2019


You can read more about our past events here:

29) 15th January 2019: Gabriel Haering (Farma Industria Ticino)

28) 29th November 2019: Corina Müller (Roche Innovation Center Zurich, F. Hoffmann-La Roche)

27) 7th November 2018: Arman Nilforoushan and Elena Prokhorova (Executive Insight) 

25) 8th March 2018: A.T. Kearney 

24) 7th September 2017: Dr. Scotti (Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research)

23) 22nd June 2017: Jonas Danner and David Abraham (GE Healthcare Life Sciences)

22) 3rd March 2017: Dr. Matthias Schranzhofer and Kristina Joksimovic (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

21) 2nd November 2016: Dr. Emilie Jaquiery (Novartis)

20) 5th October 2016: Dr. Fanny Masson and Dr. Raphael Hahn (Roche)

19) 12th May 2016: Dr. Agnes Bombrun Sauer (Givaudan)

18) 8th March 2016: Dr. Christian Burri (Swiss TPH)

17) 6 April 2016: Dr. Johannes Mosbacher (Roche)

16) 8 December 2015: Prof. Dr. Wiltrud Treffenfeldt (Dow Chemical)

15) 11 August 2015: Claire Dunn (Roche Glycart AG)

14) 28 May 2015: Davide Levi & Alan Timme (IMS Health)

13) 4 December 2014: Daniel Guedelha (Novartis)

12) 4 November 2014: Martin Schulze (Astellas)

11) 25 September 2014: Nadine Pasche (Roche)

10) 05 June 2014: Evangelos Athanassiou (McKinsey)

09) 04 December 2013: Tom van der Goor (Agilent)

08) 16 October 2013: Daniela Gunz (MSD)

07) 16 September 2013: Recruiting Event (Contact Singapore)

06) 11 June 2013: Eric Eichhorn (Givaudan)

05) 23 May 2013: Sebastian Kirbach (Roche)

04) 18 April 2013: Fitore Kasumaj (Johnson & Johnson)

03) 12 June 2012: Christopher Faraday (Novartis)

02) 12 December 2012: Isabel Gruber (Merck)

01) 03 October 2012: Irin Maier (Hocoma)

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