Posts tagged Beyond the Lab series

Our pick: Top 5 online resources for starting to explore careers in the biomedical sciences

Kim Petrie
May 2, 2016

So you're in the lab doing an experiment, and you have 45 minutes to kill while a solution mixes.You contemplate refreshing your Instagram feed (again), but decide instead to use your time more effectively by researching career options online. Two minutes later, you're looking at the 1.2 million hits for the search terms "careers for biomedical PhDs." Yikes!  Rather than flailing about on the world wide web, we recommend you start your online research with these five top-notch resources:  

Beyond the Lab: Efrain Garcia, Government Administration

Kate Stuart
April 30, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Efrain Garcia, PhD, who held the longest title of all of our interviewees! Here it is: "Senior Science Analyst, Project Officer, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, Department of Health and Human Services." Despite the long title, we really enjoyed talking to Dr. Garcia!

Beyond the Lab: Andrea Bauman-Carnegie, Research Administration

Kate Stuart
April 29, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Andrea Bauman-Carnegie, Director of Administrative Operations, Center for Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Beyond the Lab: Kathleen Goss, Medical Communications

Kate Stuart
April 29, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Kathleen Goss, Senior Science Writer and Director of Strategic Partnerships at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Goss spoke at the 2015 Annual Career Symposium and we were delighted to host her for an interview.

Beyond the Lab: Amy Moore, Research Administration

Kate Stuart
April 29, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Amy Moore, PhD, Director of Research Programs at the Georgia Research Alliance. Dr. Moore attended our 2013 Career Symposium as a speaker, and we were excited to interview her while she was on campus. 

Beyond the Lab: Nicole Speed, Strategic Consultant

Kate Stuart
April 28, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight consultant and medical communications specialist Nicole Speed, PhD, who came to speak with us in early 2013. 

Beyond the Lab: Molly Seale, Medical Science Liaison

Kate Stuart
April 27, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Molly Seale, PhD, a Medical Science Liaison, now manager, at Amgen. Dr. Seale presented at a PhD Career Connections seminar in December 2014. This video is supported by a BEST award from the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health* (DP7OD018423)

Beyond the Lab: Harold Olivey, Faculty

Kate Stuart
April 26, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Harold Olivey, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology at Indiana University Northwest. Dr. Olivey was a speaker at the 2014 Career Symposium, "Exploring Avenues to Careers in Academia"

Beyond the Lab: Laura Terry, Management Consulting

Kate Stuart
April 25, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight consultant Laura Terry, PhD, who spoke at a September 2014 PhD Career Connections seminar. Dr. Terry works for McKinsey & Co, and she spent some time telling us about her role. 

Beyond the Lab: Abby Cheng, Outreach

Kate Stuart
April 24, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Abby Cheng, PhD, the Volunteer Program Manager, Science Club for Girls. Dr. Cheng was a speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with her while she was in town!

Beyond the Lab: Sydika McKissic, Program Management

Kate Stuart
April 23, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Sydika McKissic, PhD. Dr. McKissic is the Managing Director of the Institute for Research on Men's Health at Vanderbilt University.

Beyond the Lab: Nicole Garbarini, Science Communication

Kate Stuart
April 22, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Nicole Garbarini, PhD, Media and Communications Specialist at the NIH Office of the Director and the Office of Extramural Research. Dr. Garbarini was a speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with her while she was in town!

Beyond the Lab: Steve Roberds, Grants Management

Kate Stuart
April 21, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Steve Roberds, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer for the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. Dr. Roberds was the lunchtime speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with him while he was in town!

Beyond the Lab: Don Wyma, Director of Planning and Porfolio Support, Abbott

Kate Stuart
April 20, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Don Wyma, PhD, the Assistant Director of Planning and Portfolio Support through an Abbott/AbbVie collaboration. Dr. Wyma was a speaker at our 2015 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to get a Beyond the Lab interview with him while he was in town!

Beyond the Lab: Erik Prentice, Consulting

Kate Stuart
April 20, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Erik Prentice, PhD, Engagement Manager, Proactive Worldwide. Dr. Prentice spoke at our 2013 BRET Annual Career Symposium, and we were glad to interview him for this series!

Beyond the Lab: Mary Kosinski, Clinical Research

Kate Stuart
April 19, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Mary Kosinski, PhD, who has been in a number of Clinical Research roles. We were so pleased to talk with Dr. Kosinski about her daily tasks, her interesting research while at Vanderbilt, and the work-life juggle.

Beyond the Lab: Rob Carnahan, Facility Management

Kate Stuart
April 19, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Rob Carnahan, the Director of Antibody and Protein Resource Core Facility here at Vanderbilt. Dr. Carnahan is also the course facilitator for the BRET module, "Business and Management Principles for Scientists." We were glad to host Dr. Carnahan for this interview.

Beyond the Lab: Puck Ohi, Faculty

Kate Stuart
April 18, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Puck Ohi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology here at Vanderbilt. We were glad to talk with Dr. Ohi since he did both his training and holds current role at Vanderbilt.

Beyond the Lab: Walt Gall, Consulting

Kate Stuart
April 17, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Walt Gall, PhD, a strategy consultant at Campbell Alliance. Dr. Gall was on campus to serve as a speaker for the 2013 BRET Annual Career Symposium, so we were glad to squeeze in a Beyond the Lab interview as well!

Beyond the Lab: Tom Utley, Technology Transfer

Kate Stuart
April 16, 2016

In the month of April, the Office of Career Development is featuring a Beyond the Lab video each day of the month, highlighting awesome alumni in the video series.  Today we highlight Tom Utley, PhD, a licensing analyst at Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization at Vanderbilt University. 

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