January 2021

How will the loss of in-person laboratory teaching impact job prospects?

As a follow up to our recent poll asking if the current undergraduates who are losing in-person laboratory teaching will be disadvantaged in securing future jobs.

The results can be summarised as:

Our second ‘My Question is…Networking Lunch’ saw another round of enticing questions submitted by the One Nucleus community.  Six questions were chosen from those submitted and then the individuals who submitted the questions hosted a small breakout group to discuss that question.  40 delegates joined the virtual networking meeting on Monday 30 November 2020. 

The discussions were an opportunity for attendees to engage with others in their group, whilst sharing their expertise or perhaps using it to learn more about the topic being debated.

The JP Morgan (JPM) Conference, a staple of the life science sector and one of biotech’s biggest conferences, will be going virtual in January 2021 which has become something of a norm for events under Covid-19.  One Nucleus has also been running its own BioWednesdays virtually and our first session of 2021 drew together a panel of experienced JPM Conference attendees to look at what to expect from a virtual JPM Week and what they would like to see for the future.