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Wednesday, August 17, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
ASBMB-BEST Webinar Series: Building professional relationships

The ASBMB is working with the National Institutes of Health's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training 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 for members and non-members. The webinar is free, but registration is limited, so we encourage you to sign up early. You can register here.

Questions before or during the webinar?

Tweet using #ASBMBindustrycareers or Use the chat box live. Remember to reference @Cornell_BEST!


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)  


  • 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)

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. 


NIH BEST - Patricia Labosky, Ph.D. (

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. (

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

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