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WIB-RTP Young Women In Bio Attends Biogen's "Back to School" Event, September 14, 2017
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Have you ever wondered what goes on at one North Carolina’s largest independent biotechnology companies? This event will get students excited about science through their participation in hands-on experiments and a tour of the facility. The work done at Biogen will come to life as students experience the tools and techniques used to discover, develop, manufacture, and commercialize innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological, autoimmune, and rare diseases.

9/14/2017
When: September 14, 2017
3:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Where: Biogen
5000 Davis Drive
RTP, NC  27709
Contact: WIB-RTP


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Have you ever wondered what goes on at one North Carolina’s largest independent biotechnology companies? This event will get students excited about science through their participation in hands-on experiments and a tour of the facility. The work done at Biogen will come to life as students experience the tools and techniques used to discover, develop, manufacture, and commercialize innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological, autoimmune, and rare diseases. The event will end with a pizza party where the students and Biogen professionals can chat about careers in an informal setting. This event is open to girls in 6th and 7th grades.

Due to limited seating, advanced registration is required and parents are unable to participate. Please remember to wear closed-toe shoes to the event.

Please read the YWIB permission forms located here.

Please print and sign the Biogen permission form (permission form in Spanish) and bring it with you to the event or email it ahead of time to rtpywib@womeninbio.org. Each student and their parent/guardian will need to sign the form in order to participate.

 

YWIB Participant Age Range

6th and 7th grade

 

Walk-Ins Accepted?

Walk-ins and guests are not accepted – be sure to register early!

 

Program

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.           Check-in

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Tour and Hands-on Activities

5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.           Pizza Party

 

Pricing Information

Members: Free

Non-Members: Free

 

Registration Deadline

September 12, 2017

 

Event Date/Time

Thursday, September 14, 2017

3:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. EST

 

Parking Information

Click here for directions and parking information.

 

Maximum Capacity

32

 

Venue

Biogen

5000 Davis Drive

RTP, NC 27709