Alum Zoom with Molly Hannigan, PhD, Senior Scientist, Torque Bio



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Careers Beyond Academia Series


Molly Hannigan, PhD, Senior Scientist, Torque Bio

As part of a series of short, focused career conversations with former Duke PhD students and postdocs, we'll feature Molly Hannigan, PhD, Senior Scientist at Torque Bio and former Duke Postdoc in Cell Biology. Torque Bio, Inc. is a local biotechnology startup leveraging the power of RNA biology for the treatment of disease. In her role as Senior Scientist, Molly works with a talented team to design, develop, and test new therapeutic constructs; analyze high-throughput data and effectively communicate the results to a broad audience; and supervises lab management and operations. 5 Questions: 1. Can you tell us about your background? 2. How did you get your job? 3. What's a typical day like at your organization? 4. What can postdocs and students who would like to work in this field (or explore it further) do to prepare? 5. What is the employment outlook for this field?