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STEM fatale Brunch with Peggy Sotiropoulou

Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 - 11:30
Speaker: Peggy Sotiropoulou (Celyad, Belgium)
Location: Oberbank Ballroom, Central Building
Series: General Interest Seminar
Host: STEM fatale organizing team
Contact: Hilde Janssens
Central building ballroom

Please note that this brunch is for women scientists only.

This event will undoubtedly be a great opportunity to discuss career development with a woman who fought for her position at a time in the recent past when deserving women were not given leadership roles in academia. Other topics of discussion may include what motivates women in science, why do women choose particular career paths, and anything else you want to discuss. A light brunch will be provided, so we ask for you to please register.  We hope to see many of you there! 


Peggy Sotiropoulou joined Celyad in 2017. As Director of the R&D department, she leads a broad-ranging internal research program that aims to develop new strategies in CAR T cell design to target haematological and solid malignancies. Prior to Celyad, Peggy spent 17 years in Academic research in oncology and immunooncology. Before moving to industry, Peggy was Research Associate Professor in the Universit Libre de Bruxelles, in Brussels, Belgium, leading research in fundamental oncology and published landmark papers in top tier scientific journals. The aim of Peggy in Celyad is to translate cutting-edge research and innovation into actual treatments for patients.


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