BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo’s New York
State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences will
partner with Superior Group to host a panel discussion for the
community on pursuing or advancing a career in the life sciences,
advanced manufacturing and related high-tech fields.
The event will take place on Thursday, May 23 from 4 to 5 p.m.
at Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s Center for Genetics and
Pharmacology, 701 Ellicott St., Buffalo.
- Grant Carr, senior director of lead discovery at AMRI
- Bridget Russo, vice president of talent acquisition and
development at Catholic Health System
- Emily Martin, human resource specialist at Graphic
- Melissa Stephan, senior human resources generalist from Harmac
Medical Products, Inc.
- and Lyn Dyster, senior vice president of operations at Kinex
Steve Kimmel-Hurt, account manager at Superior Group, a global
provider of staffing and workforce solutions, will moderate the
The panel will discuss a wide array of career opportunities in
fields related to the region’s burgeoning life sciences,
biomedical and advanced manufacturing industries, and will cover
careers from entry-level to those requiring advance degrees.
Community members interested in pursuing or furthering a career
in these fields are encouraged to register for the event at superior2013.eventbrite.com.
The panel discussion is part of the Life Sciences
Commercialization Lecture Series, a free monthly program hosted by
UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics
and Life Sciences.
The mission of the University at Buffalo’s New York State
Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences is to
foster economic development by connecting university resources with
life sciences and high-tech industry through funding, research and
development support, programming and education, with the goal of
helping companies find business solutions, accelerate new ideas and
grow. This technology-based economic development mission is
complemented by the center’s efforts to support the
advancement of new discoveries in science that seek better ways of
preventing and managing disease and improving lives. Learn more at
Founded in 1957, Superior provides agile productivity solutions
organized into three complementary categories: People, Process and
Project Outsourcing. Superior’s people services include
direct placement and contingent staffing services. Its strategic
process services enhance productivity, compliance and cost savings
through web-enabled MSPs and independent contractor compliance
programs. Finally, outsourcing solutions include CAD, HR, risk
management, recruitment and IT outsourcing. Headquartered in
Williamsville, N.Y., Superior maintains offices throughout North
America, as well as in South America, Europe and Asia.