Dr. Peter Farina, co-chair of CURE and Executive in Residence at Canaan Partners in Westport, was the commencement speaker at UConn School of Pharmacy. Dr Farina was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree for his career accomplishments, leadership in pharmaceutical sciences, and contributions to community and education. Peter previously spent 28 years at Boehringer Ingelheim in Ridgefield, where he held senior positions in R&D.

Woven Orthopedic Technologies in Manchester has an opening for a product development engineer … more

Joan Steitz, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University and investigator for Howard Hughes Medical Institute, was one of 60 scientists elected to the Royal Society, the United Kingdom’s national academy of science … more

Adam Williams, Ph.D., a scientist who studies immune cell function with respect to treating asthma, will join the faculty of The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington as an assistant professor … more

Saeed Motahari has joined Purdue Pharma as senior vice president and chief commercial officer. Previously he was with AbbVie … more

— UPCOMING EVENTS —

6/5 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm in New Haven
CURE annual meeting and BioHaven panel discussion: “Growing Connecticut’s Bioscience Community: Supporting Ideas, Creating Value” … more
 

6/16 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm in Farmington
BioScienceClubhouseCT presents ‘CORNOVUS Pharmaceuticals: Novel Treatment for Heart Failure’ … more