Molecular Biology Career Symposium 2014

The event will start on: Tue, Sep 09, 2014 | 8:30 am
Location: Lewis Thomas Lab, 003 | Washington Road

Overview

Career Symposium

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The Career Symposium aims to expose current graduate students and post-docs to a diverse set of possible careers available to PhDs in biology. Distinguished professionals, including former alumni of the Princeton Molbio graduate program, will be invited to speak about their experiences in academia, education, business, policy, and communication. Beyond the scheduled talks, the full-day program schedule will enable ample opportunities for questions and networking for all attendees. This is the 2nd career symposium initiated by the department, and we encourage all students and post-docs to participate.

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Schedule

8:45 am Opening remarks — Shirley Tilghman
9:00-10:15 am Session I  Business Technology
9:00-9:15 am Adam Evertts, LifeSci Advisors
9:15-9:30 am Courtney Williams, Regeneron
9:30-9:45 am Debbie Yu, Labrador Advisors
9:45 -10:00 am Patrice Jean, Kenyon and Kenyon
10:00-10:15 am Question and Answer
10:15-10:45 am Coffee break
10:45-11:45 am Session II — Science Education
10:45-11:00 am Christine Hunter, Abington Friends School
11:00-11:15 am Lisa Taneyhill, University of Maryland
11:15-11:30 am Hal White, University of Delaware
11:30-11:45 am Question and Answer
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch with graduate students and post docs
1:00-1:15 pm Amy Pszczolkowski — The next steps - how Career Services can help
1:15-2:15 pm Session III — Policy
1:15-1:30 pm Scott Steele, University of Rochester
1:30-1:45 pm Michael Ingerson-Mahar, Department of Defense
1:45-2:00 pm Christopher Chyba, Princeton University
2:00 - 2:15 pm Question and Answer
2:15-2:45 am Coffee break
3:00-4:00 pm Session IV — Science Communication Support
3:00-3:15 pm Jill Harper, National Institute of Health
3:15-3:30 pm Carmen Drahl, American Chemical Society
3:30-3:45 pm Adam Ruben, Sanaria Inc.
3:45-4:00 pm Question and Answer
4:00-4:30 pm Tom Vogt  Perspectives on careers open to PhDs
4:45 pm Reception in Carl Icahn building
Hosted by: Department of Molecular Biology

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Lewis Thomas Laboratory at Princeton University

119 Lewis Thomas Laboratory
Washington Road, Princeton, NJ  08544-1014

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Website:  molbio.princeton.edu