School of Physical and Chemical Sciences Te Kura Matū Seminar Series

Drug discovery and development, how can academia contribute?


Dr Jeanette Wood


Novartis, Pfizer

Time & Place

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:00:00 NZDT in Room 701, Level 7, West

All are welcome


Dr Jeanette Wood is board director and scientific advisor for various academic and biotech organisations. She has more than 30 years’ experience as a senior manager leading small molecule drug discovery teams in big pharma and biotech with a track record of drugs in clinical development and on the market. Previous roles include CSO at Genkyotex, Switzerland; VP of iScience at Astrazeneca, UK; Head of Biolo-gy at S*BIO, Singapore; Head of the Angiogenesis Platform at Novartis, Switzerland; and Cardiovascular Group Leader at Ciba-Geigy, Switzerland. Dr Wood obtained her PhD in Pharmacology at the University of Otago and has served as an Adjuvant Professor at universities in Switzerland, Singapore, Korea and New Zealand. She is author of numerous scientific publications and patents.

Jeanette will be around all day, please let either Tim or Chris know if you would like to meet with Jeanette or join us for lunch.


All Welcome