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GAUSS Career Impulse Session (23 June 2023, 14:00-15:30) with Dr. Daniel Reuss (IQVIA): “Make it your way – From the wet lab to management consulting and beyond


We’re happy to announce our next in-person GAUSS Career Impulse Sessions, this time with Dr. Daniel Reuss, Client Partner at IQVIA.

Daniel will talk about how he successfully made the switch from academia to a leading management consulting firm and further to one of the largest CROs worldwide. He will offer insights on the skillset you need to become a consultant and why consulting companies are looking for new talents with a MINT background. IQVIA is a global contract research organization supporting clients in the pharma, biotech and medtech industry all the way from R&D to commercialization.

  • Date: Friday, 23 June 2023
  • Time: 14:00-15:30 (appr.)
  • Location: GZMB building, large seminar room 0.232, ground floor, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11 (map)
  • Registration: Please write a short e-mail to if you plan to attend. The log-in data will be sent to registered participants.

About the speaker:

Daniel studied Microbiology and Biochemistry at the University of Göttingen and graduated with a PhD about genome minimization in bacteria in May 2017. He joined IQVIA as a Client Partner advising emerging biotech companies in 2022. Prior to that he worked for the global management consultancy Kearney and the NGO Data4Life.

About the sessions: Our Career Impulse Sessions offer a platform for interactive and informal exchange about career-related topics for PhD students and postdocs in the Life and Natural Sciences. By inviting PhD holders with different career paths, we would like to illustrate the broad range of potential careers for PhD students and postdocs and give inspiration for career choices.

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