For the fifth in a series of posts from participants in this summer's LifeSci NYC Internship Program, we hear from Sarah-Marie Saatori, whose summer internship led to the realization of a dream: a full-time position in the field of life sciences in New York City.
For the fourth in a series of posts from participants in this summer's LifeSci NYC Internship Program, we hear from Jona Kerluku, whose summer internship allowed her to network, build her programming skills, and moved her closer to reaching her professional goals.
For the third in a series of posts from participants in this summer's LifeSci NYC Internship Program, we hear from Brad Langhoff, who spent the summer at AXON, a company that simplifies complex information to improve outcomes in health care.
For the second in a series of posts from participants in this summer's LifeSci NYC Internship Program, we hear from Husain Sodawalla, who spent the summer at a nonprofit that supports biotech startups.
The LifeSci NYC Internship Program held its pre-internship “boot camp”— a four-day intensive training program—right after Memorial Day. The program was held at CUSP, NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress, located on NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s campus in Brooklyn.
Nina Tandon is the CEO and co-founder of EpiBone. As a native New Yorker, she is a passionate about seeing the biosciences thrive in her native hometown. Here, Nina champions the most recent string of city life sciences initiatives but believes that more can be done to ensure scientists have the tools they need to build their future in NYC.
At present, NYC may not be living up to its full potential in terms of biotech capital and development infrastructure but there is significant potential. Our March Economic Snapshot reveals opportunities for growth and ways that NYC can transform itself into the next locus of life science innovation.
Home to top pharmaceutical companies and the most prestigious centers of basic science - not to mention the largest healthcare system in the country - NYC is uniquely positioned to lead in the life sciences. Here are all the ways we are nurturing the sector right here in the five boroughs.