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Tuesday, June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
ASBMB- BEST Webinar Series: Careers in Industry

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is working with the National Institutes of Health's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) program to pilot a three-part webinar series in summer 2016. Recordings of the webinars will be available on this site afterward.

Registration is free and open to members and non-members. Register now.

Careers in Industry
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 | 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern 

Are you interested in learning more about science careers in industry? Would you like to transition into an industry career but are unsure how to land a position? Join industry experts as they cover these topics and answer questions from the audience during the webinar “Careers in Industry.”

The webinar is free, but registration is limited, so we encourage you to sign up early. You can register here.

Hosts:

  • Patricia Labosky is a program leader in the Office of Strategic Coordination within the Office of the Director at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and is the program officer for the NIH Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Program awards
  • Erica Siebrasse is the Education and Professional Development Manager at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

Moderators:

  • Susan Engelhardt is the executive director of the Center for Innovative Ventures of Emerging Technologies at Rutgers University
  • Susi Varvayanis is the senior director of the Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) program at Cornell University

Presenters:

  • Yue Geng is the director of business development at BioDuro. She holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University. She has over six years of multidisciplinary research experience and is skilled in project management, consulting and technical sales
  • Andrea Gray is a biomedical engineer staff fellow at the Food and Drug Administration. She holds a Ph.D. from Rutgers and interned at Celgene during graduate school
  • Ian Tomlinson is a senior fellow in Dow Water and Process Solutions & Dow Microbial Control. He is responsible for driving key growth projects forward and identifying and capitalizing on technology external to Dow that fits the strategic goals of their businesses.

Questions before or during the webinar?

Tweet using #ASBMBindustrycareers or Use the chat box live

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PART II: Charting a course to career success
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 | 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern 

What is an individual development plan, and how can you develop one that will optimize your career preparation? Considering your long-term career interests, how can you identify and address gaps in your skill set? Once you have a plan, how can you maximize follow-through? Our speakers, who regularly teach IDP workshops and include an author of the myIDP program, will share tips for getting the most out of your career planning.  

Host: Suzanne Barbour, Ph.D. (dean of the University of Georgia Graduate School)  

Presenters:

  • Patrick Brandt, Ph.D. (director of career development and training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Cynthia Fuhrmann, Ph.D. (assistant dean of career and professional development at the University of Massachusetts Medical School)

The webinar is free, but registration is limited, so we encourage you to sign up early. You can register here.

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PART III: Building professional relationships:  pragmatic advice for the human scientist
Wednesday, Aug. 17 | 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern 

Whether you are early-career or an established member of your scientific community, developing and maintaining a network of professional contacts are helpful ways to grow your career. How do you cultivate new professional relationships? How should you professionally communicate with your network? Learn more through this one-hour webinar.

Host: Erica Siebrasse, Ph.D. (education manager at the ASBMB)  

Presenters:

  • Erin Adams, Ph.D. (professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Chicago)
  • Kim Petrie, Ph.D. (director of career development at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine)
  • Julie Rojewski (BEST program manager at Michigan State University)
  • Stephanie Watts, Ph.D. (professor of pharmacology at Michigan State University)

The webinar is free, but registration is limited, so we encourage you to sign up early. You can register here.

These events are sponsored by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) program. 

Organizers:

NIH BEST - Patricia Labosky, Ph.D. (patricia.labosky@nih.gov)

Trish is a program leader in the Office of Strategic Coordination within the Office of the Director at the NIH. She is the program officer for all the Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) awards.

ASBMB – Erica Siebrasse, Ph.D. (esiebrasse@asbmb.org)

Erica is the education and professional development manager for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). 

Location:
Online
Also:
Jul 20-Charting a Course to Career Success
Aug 17-Building Professional Relationships
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