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SEBA Networking Lunch Series: November

With Dr. Merika Koday

Date: Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM–1:00 PM
Note:  Attendance is limited. Please email by Friday, November 15th with your full name and updated resume to receive further details. Since space is limited, please only reach out with serious inquires.

DESCRIPTION: SEBA holds lunch and/or happy hour sessions twice a month at locations near the UW campus. These events are open to science and engineering undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows. Participants gain exposure to new industries, get information on specific career paths, make valuable connections, and practice networking in a casual setting. Events are first come first serve and limited to a small group (around 5-7 participants). Active SEBA members are given event priority.

Dr. Merika Koday

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Dr. Merika Koday is an Associate on the Science & Development Team at Accelerator Life Science Partners, focused on the sourcing and evaluation of emerging biotechnology investment opportunities.  She also provides project management and scientific development oversight to select ALSP I portfolio companies. Prior to joining Accelerator, Dr. Koday served as Project Manager for the Program for Cell and Gene Therapy at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, where she helped to advance basic research programs into clinical development and supported industry partnerships and collaborations.  Prior to her role at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Dr. Koday was a co-founder and Senior Scientist at Virvio, a University of Washington spin-out company focused on the development of de novo designed proteins as therapeutic alternatives to monoclonal antibodies. Dr. Koday completed her doctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Deb Fuller at the University of Washington where she focused on developing novel vaccines and antivirals. She holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Washington and a B.S. degree in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines.

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2019 Science & Engineering Career Fair

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Science & Engineering career fair

The University of Washington Science & Engineering Career Fair unites top students with the best companies in the Pacific Northwest and across the nation. It is the premier recruiting event held on campus year after year. 


SEBA is committed to providing opportunities, events, and programming that enriches the student experience at the University of Washington. 

Science & technology showcase

Science & Technology Showcase (STS) allows you to explore the commercialization potential of your science and technology-based ideas and network with fellow science, engineering, and business students, as well as a panel of judges.

Seba Networking series

The SEBA Networking Series is designed to connect students with professionals in the Greater Seattle business community who will be able to offer advice related to the desired career paths and entrepreneurial endeavors of our members.