Donuts with the Dean

April 5, 2022 @ 4:00 PM 5:00 PM

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Join us for the return of the Dunlop School’s quarterly Donuts with the Dean!

Please join us on Tuesday, April 5th from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the 5th Floor of Natural Sciences II. You’ll have an opportunity to meet Dunlop School Dean Frank LaFerla and hear from our guest speaker, Dr. Lori-Ann Christie. Afterwards, enjoy a donut and fruit, while talking to the Dean, other Dunlop School students and your professors.

About the Speaker:
Lori-Ann Christie, Ph.D., has 20+ years’ experience in academic and industrial research and drug development. In 2021, she joined Visionary Ventures as a Principal where she identifies investment opportunities, conducts due diligence, and provides strategic guidance to Visionary’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Visionary, Dr. Christie was Director, Eye Care Research at Allergan/AbbVie. She received her Bachelor of Science from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) and her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from University of Toronto. She is an expert in preclinical pharmacology and has authored high-impact publications on preclinical models of retinal disease, age-related neurodegeneration, and stem cell therapeutics.

Each quarter we have different guests join us, so even if you have attended Donuts with the Dean before, this is your opportunity to meet experts who can share their experiences, insights, and career opportunities in the field of biology!


April 5, 2022
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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Dunlop School
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Natural Sciences II, 5th floor

5120 Natural Sciences II
Irvine, CA 92697 United States