Biogen Community Lab-Lemelson MIT Monthly Speaker Series

The Biogen Community Lab and the Lemelson-MIT group are hosting a series of virtual events targeted to middle and high school students, focused on innovation and biotechnology. These events will take place the third Wednesday of each month from 4-5 PM ET. Please see below for information on each event along with the registration links. You can also find links to videos of our past events. These events are all FREE and open to everyone.


Upcoming Events:


May 19 – Global STEM

June 16 - LGBTQ Pride Month 


Past Events:


November: The Science of Innovation


Juan Torres

Biogen's Chief Quality Officer

December: The Next Frontier in Biomarkers, Imaging & Neuroscience!


John Beaver

Biogen's Vice President & Head of Biomarkers Center of Excellence

January: Why Being Different Makes Science Better


Cherie Butts

Biogen's Medical Director and Head of Clinical Assessments Digital & Quantitative Medicine

February: Black History Month: Diversity in STEM


Alazar Ayele

Manager, Corporate Responsibility Biogen

Natalie Upchurch

Associate Director, R&D Quality Process Biogen

Gersham Dent

Sr. Director of Clinical Imaging in Early Development Biomarkers Biogen

Clara Mabour

Science Teacher

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam Advisor



March 17 – Changemakers: Women in STEM

Katrina Hull

Engineering Teacher at the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam

Wanda Castro-Borrero

Global Head, Field Medical Excellence at Biogen



April 21 – Earth Month

William Atkinson

Biogen Graduate Fellow/MIT Research to Policy Engagement Initiative