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UMB President Perman to Leaders of Tomorrow: “We Can’t Wait To See What You’ll Do”

University of Maryland, Baltimore President Dr Jay A. Perman delivered a keynote address at GapSummit 2017, here are some of the key takeaways posted on UMB News. Dr Jay Perman and UMB grads LoT Ben Portney, and organising team members Dr Kamalika Saha and Dr Andong Nkobena. Diversity and interprofessionalism were among the key… Read more

Georgetown University students’ experience at GapSummit

Georgetown University made a very welcoming host to our first US GapSummit. Here’s their write-up of how the experience was for their student contingent. The GapSummit supplied significant opportunities to learn from some of the most prominent leaders in biotechnology today while providing a platform to cultivate global relationships with leaders of tomorrow. – Chaz Hinzman, Leader of Tomorrow, GapSummit… Read more

Youth Biotech GapSummit Vlogs

Youth Biotech are a group of Biotechnology Engineering students with an interest in bioregulation policy-making, and science communication, which emerged out of Youth-PRRI delegation that attended the Convention on Biological Diversity Conferences 2016. Youth Biotech had strong representation at GapSummit… Read more

Latin American LoTs’ GapSummit Experience

Daniela Valenzuela and Amanda Céspedes were two of our GapSummit 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow, from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. For our Spanish-speaking community, read about their experience below and through the link: Las alumnas de Ingeniería UC, Amanda Céspedes y Daniela Valenzuela, fueron escogidas dentro de un… Read more

McKinsey Blog: Inspiring leadership in young scientists

McKinsey & Company has been an essential Partner at each of our GapSummits, and Dr Matthias Evers, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Hamburg, has been a keen supporter of GBR. Dr Evers was a keynote speaker for GapSummit 2017, where he spoke on the need for teamwork and leadership skills in a life science career. Dr. Evers… Read more

GapSummit 2017 – A Great Success – Recap of Days 1&2

GapSummit 2017 was a great success. 100 young, aspiring biotech Leaders of Tomorrow converged on Georgetown University in Washington D.C. from the 6th to the 10th June, to meet each other and current biotech luminaries. The first two days explored current and future challenges related to patient-focused Pharmaceutical Research & Innovation, and Life Science Education. The opening Keynote by Dr John Reed, Head of… Read more

The Essence of Problem Solving

Dr Andreas Laustsen was a GapSummit 2016 Leader of Tomorrow. He was kind enough to provide a mini masterclass on generating novel entrepreneurial ideas to this year’s cohort of Leaders of Tomorrow, and we thought the lessons he had to share could also help the wider GBR community as we head into… Read more

Meet Wen Chiy – A GapSummit 2017 Leader of Tomorrow

In the last of our introductions to this year’s cohort of Leaders of Tomorrow, we’re pleased to meet Wen Chiy Liew. Wen Chiy is a fourth year PhD student at the National University of Singapore. Wen Chiy describes the value of going beyond just education in the path to a career in biotech and her… Read more

Meet Oliver – A GapSummit 2017 Leader of Tomorrow

We’re only a month away from GapSummit 2017. In the third of our introductions to GapSummit 2017 Leaders of Tomorrow, we’re pleased to meet Oliver Degerstedt as he takes us on, in his own words, a “whistle-stop tour” of his hometown of Luxembourg. Hear Oliver talk about his journey into… Read more

Meet Eliel – A GapSummit 2017 Leader of Tomorrow

  In the second of our series profiling a few of the young Leaders of Tomorrow in biotechnology selected for GapSummit 2017, we’re pleased to introduce you to Eliel Villegas. Eliel is currently in the 4th semester of his biotechnology engineering degree at the Instituto Tecnologico y de… Read more