Speaker- Dr. Katey Owen, Global Program Leader, Merck Vaccines

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We are planning to have a Bake Sale on Wednesday, November 28 in the Biochemistry Building.  Please sign up if you can bake something and/or work the Bake Sale anytime that day.  We will be selling sandwiches as well as bake goods. 

Speaker- Dr. Katey Owen

Dr. Katey Owen currently works at Merck.  Merck is a giant cooperation base in pharmaceuticals, drug discovery, and drug manufacturing.  Dr. Owen’s main focus is in vaccines that prevent diseases.  The bar for safety is much higher when dealing with biologics, such as large molecules, bacteria, and viruses.  Dr. Owen spoke about her own career path, which included biology degrees from Purdue University.

 

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