Many postdocs plan to enter industry R&D in Biotech/Pharma, but lack a thorough understanding of the drug development process. In this panel, speakers will discuss the cultural and scientific differences between Academic research and research in Biotech and Pharma. The phases of drug development including discovery, pre-clinical, formulation/CMC, clinical, regulatory, sales and marketing will be discussed with a focus on the common roles that postdoctoral scholars pursue upon exiting their postdocs. Learn how your postdoctoral training may prepare you for a career in industry R&D. Speakers will include scientists and senior management from small startups through large biotech/pharma.