Boston Taiwanese Biotechnology Association

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Boston Taiwanese Biotechnology Association (BTBA) is a non-profit organization started in 2012 by a group of Taiwanese graduate students, postdocs and young professionals in the greater Boston area. Our goals are to foster individual career development, to enhance scientific collaborations, to facilitate interactions and to strengthen networking among academic and industrial bioscience communities in Taiwan and US.


Career Development Series

BTBA November Panel—Data-Driven Decision Making in Biotech/Healthcare

2023-11-18, 12:30–4 PM ET
Lehman Hall (8 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA)

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Career Development Series

Special Event Biotech Career in Japan—Biotech Industry Career in Japan 日本求職大不同!

2023-10-28, 9 PM–10:45 PM ET

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Meet People, Catch Up With Friends, And Learn

Welcoming Party

BTBA Welcoming Party

2023-10-21, 11 AM - 4PM
Lehman Hall (8 Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA)

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Anniversary Symposium

2023 BTBA Anniversary Symposium

2023-07-08, 8 AM to 2022-07-09, 12PM
Northwest Science Building

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Sneak peek into the industry

Po-Jen (Will) Yen, Business Development

By Yi-Shan Chen on Mar, 2019

As a scientist in Biotech/Pharma, Business Development to me is a function that usually doesn’t have a lot of interaction with researchers unless they need data from you but the decisions they make influence researchers the most. ...Read more

Sneak peek into the industry

TeYu Chen, Medicinal Chemist

By Yi-ying Chou on Nov, 2018

I always thought that doing biological experiments, like sitting long hours in front of tissue culture hood, can be physically challenging. When I chat with Ryan, I realized that medicinal chemists also have heavy workload on the bench side. In pharmaceutical company, chemists are not allowed to be ...Read more