More Information – James A. Wells, PhD

ACS Careers Industry Forum presents
“Career Flexibility: How to Build and Balance a Successful Career in Academia and Industry.”
An interactive hour of idea sharing with guest speaker: James A. Wells, PhD

James A. Wells, PhD, an internationally recognized biochemist and leader in the development of new technologies for engineering proteins and for identifying small molecules to aid in drug discovery, is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. He joined UCSF in 2005 as the first holder of the Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professorship in Pharmaceutical Sciences, and has been the chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in the UCSF School of Pharmacy since July 1, 2008. Wells is a professor in his home Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and holds a joint appointment as professor in the UCSF School of Medicine’s Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology.

Who Should Attend
Scientists, Engineers, R&D, and business employees

About The Presenter
Jim Wells is a recipient of many honors, including the Hans Neurath Award by the Protein Society, the Pfizer Award given by the American Chemical Society, the du Vigneaud Award given by the American Peptide Society and the 2006 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award. He earned a PhD degree in biochemistry from Washington State University and completed postdoctoral work at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Teleconference Details
Thursday, October 8, 2009
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm EST
Fee: Complimentary
Don’t miss outRegister in advance. Space is limited.
More information:

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