October 6, 2023
German Cancer Research Center / Communication Center
Europe/Berlin timezone


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WELCOME to the first Bayer Science & Career Day at DKFZ

Why Attend?


  • Target audience: all PhD Students and Postdocs interested in transitioning to Industry / Pharma / Crop science research / An academic career cooperating with industry
  • Connect with a diverse network of DKFZ Alumni who embrace science for a better life.
  • Gain insights from DKFZ Alumni with different and diverse career paths, also outside of research
  • Participate in workshops and activities that enhance your career development and networking abilities
  • Come with an open mind and learn from the DKFZ-Bayer cooperation what a job in Industry could look like for you



  • Career Stories: Inspiring talks by DKFZ Alumni sharing their experiences. Learn how the DKFZ environment influenced their career trajectory in and outside of research
  • Scientific Stories: Motivating talks on how scientific expertise gained in academia, have also been valuable in industry  
  • Round tables with all speakers: Opportunities for DKFZ Alumni to connect with a small group of current researchers, to share their experiences during their career path
  • Life Science Collaboration Workshop: How to continue your innovation path in industry
  • Get-together and meet the speakers: Exchange with the speakers in an open and engaging format


Life Science Collaboration Workshop:

The LSC Program brings together diverse expertise within and outside Bayer to advance breakthrough innovation in health and nutrition. In this interactive workshop, participants can learn, engage, and be inspired by Bayer scientists’ journey into industry as well as development opportunities that await them.

We are looking forward to your registration!


Registration Closing Date:  Monday 25 September 2023.

The Organising Committee

Thomas Wolf (Bayer & DKFZ Alumn)

Pengbo Beck (Bayer & DKFZ Alumn)

Megan Druce  (Bayer & DKFZ Alumn)

Roman Kurilov (DKFZ and Bayer)

Covadonga Castellanos Gonzalez (DKFZ)


supported by DKFZ Career Service and Alumni Relations

Sally Böhm

Katerina Papadopoulou
Marion Gürth

Barbara Janssens



Download the detailed program HERE


The event will take place in the DKFZ Communication Centre.

Directions can be found under the "How to find us" section in the upper left menu.

German Cancer Research Center / Communication Center
Lecture Hall
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280 69120 Heidelberg Germany
Registration for this event is currently open.