David B. Olsen, Ph.D.

Scientific Associate VP

Merck Research Laboratories

Neglected Tropical Diseases Discovery Lead


Dr. Olsen is a 30+ yr veteran of drug discovery in a large pharma company and he is always active in recruiting/interviewing/hiring new scientific talent for the organization. If you are interested in enhancing your chances of landing a scientific job in industry – drop in and see how you can differentiate yourself from the crowd of job applicants with some simple suggestions to your CV (resume) and interview performance. The interactive session will be ca. 1h and open to Q/A so bring your Qs for Dr. O.  The session is offered for bachelors and graduate level students seeking industry employment.


Career Panel options will be available in the areas of :

  • Industry
  • Medicine
  • Field Biology