HBI Career Chat
[Hosted by Harvard Brain Science Initiative (HBI)]
All Students: Register Here
"A seminar and q+a session for young investigators looking to learn about career paths beyond academia.
F-Prime Biomedical Research Initiative
Venture Capital in Biomedical Research
F-Prime is a venture capital group that creates and invests in healthcare and technology companies. Stacie Weninger is the President of the F-Prime Biomedical Research Initiative (FBRI). Prior to this position, she was the Senior Director of Science Programs for the Fidelity Foundations. In 2005, Dr. Weninger served as the Project Manager and Senior Analyst for the Task Force on Women in Science at Harvard University. From 2001-2005, Dr. Weninger was a Senior Scientist at Cell Press for the journal Neuron. Before joining Cell Press, Dr. Weninger was a postdoctoral research fellow at Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School with Dr. Bruce Yankner. She was also an HHMI predoctoral fellow in the Program in Neuroscience at Harvard. In this HBI Career Chat, Dr. Weninger will share the day-to-day of her current job, and will discuss her career trajectory from academic training to the world of venture capital."