Breakfast with Rockstars
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Are you looking for an opportunity to network and hobnob with local senior women leaders? If so, this is THE event for you. Enjoy a light breakfast accompanied by lots of conversation with Meredith Fisher, Partner at the Partners Innovation Fund and Jo Viney, Co-founder and CSO at a new startup biotech company. Registration is for WEST MEMBERS ONLY and will be limited to a maximum of 20 participants to ensure an intimate experience. 

 

Learn more about Meredith and Jo

Meredith Fisher, PhD is a Partner at the Partners Innovation Fund- the venture arm of Partners Healthcare System in Boston, MA. Previously, she was in the private office at Bracebridge Capital serving as Director of Private Investments where she led investments in early stage life science companies. Prior to that role she led business development for Ginkgo BioWorks- an MIT spin out- and was Senior Director of Technology and Business Development of Enlight Biosciences- a venture creation company founded by PureTech Ventures. She spent several years working as a scientist in drug discovery and assay development for Idenix Pharmaceuticals and Anadys Pharmaceuticals (formerly, Scriptgen). Meredith received her undergraduate degree from Mount Holyoke College, her MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and her PhD in molecular microbiology from Harvard University. 

Jo Viney, PhD is Co-Founder and CSO of a new start-up biotech company in Cambridge focused on drug discovery and development in autoimmunity, inflammation and transplant. Previously Jo  worked at Biogen in Cambridge, MA where she began as Vice President, Immunology Research and was responsible for building and advancing the company’s immunology portfolio before moving on to become Senior Vice President, Drug Discovery and a member of the senior R&D leadership team. Before moving to the East Coast, Jo worked at Genentech, Immunex and Amgen, but she originally hails from the UK where she received her PhD in Immunology from St Bart's Medical School, University of London. Jo serves on the Board of WEST.

 

 

Date and Time:  
May 4, 2017
8:00 - 9:00 AM

 

Location:  

Partners Innovation Fund, 5th floor, 215 First Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Cost:   

WEST Members: $10

A light breakfast will be provided by Meredith