Friday, February 13, 2015

Beyond Rochester: Career Conversations Week of February 16th


Come hear alumni speak about their current roles and the career paths they traveled. Learn from their experiences, ask questions, and get advice for how to best set yourself up for success!

Where: Gwen M. Greene Career & Internship Center Conference Room, 4-200 Dewey Hall
How to Register: RSVP for the Career Conversation(s) of your choice by sending an email to michelle.marks-hook@rochester.edu with the alum's name in the subject line.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 1pm
Who: Jeremy Steflik, '01, BioScience/Biochemistry
Career: Process Development Specialist, Pfizer, Inc.

Jeremy's Bio: Jeremy is Process Development Scientist at Pfizer, Inc, working in Groton, CT.  For the past eight years he has been with the Biocatalysis Center of Emphasis, a group within Pfizer focused on using isolated enzymes or whole cell organisms to perform chemical reactions that traditional organic chemists find problematic.  A large part of Jeremy’s work centers on enzyme engineering; modifying enzymes found in Nature to better suit the demands of the pharmaceutical production environment.  He received a BS in Biochemistry with Distinction in Research in 2001 and is currently enrolled in a Biology Master’s program at Brown University.  At Rochester, Jeremy was a DeKiewiet Research Fellow and an active member of the UR Fencing Club.

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