Biotech Q&A with Dr. Erica Taylor

Thinking about pivoting from research to management in biotech? Ask your questions of a scientist who’s done it, online on the AIMS platform.

By Abby Tabor | Science Journalist at MyScienceWork

Dr. Erica Taylor, a Senior Product Manager at Genentech, knows about transitioning from academia to industry. Specifically, she knows how to make the move from the bench to non-research roles in biotech. She came to share this wisdom with postdocs of AIMS. Still have questions for Dr. Taylor? Ask them here in the comments section, or join the discussion by replying to one of your colleagues’ comments.

Dr. Erica Taylor, a Senior Product Manager at Genentech, knows about transitioning from academia to industry. Specifically, she knows how to make the move from the bench to non-research roles in biotech. She came to share this wisdom with postdocs of AIMS. Still have questions for Dr. Taylor? Ask them here in the comments section below, or join the discussion by replying to one of your colleagues’ comments.

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Comments

Laurence Bianchini Laurence Bianchini 2 years ago

How do you figure out the vision of a company when you are applying for a job?

Laurence Bianchini Laurence Bianchini 2 years ago

How useful and efficient is consulting to start find a job in industry or a corporate company?

Laurence Bianchini Laurence Bianchini 2 years ago

What's most exciting about your job and are there things that you are missing from research?

Laurence Bianchini Laurence Bianchini 2 years ago

Apart from business courses, what are the kind of knowledge and skills that you can acquire as a grad student or a postdoc to be prepared to find a job outside of academia?

Laurence Bianchini Laurence Bianchini 2 years ago

What was the most difficult think that you went through while shifting from academia to management?