PhD Career Connections: 2015-2016 Seminar Series

Vanderbilt PhD Career Connections is a monthly seminar series about career options for PhD scientists. Speakers from a diverse range of exciting scientific careers present their career path and share insights from their professional experiences. The series is run by VUMC PhD students and postdoctoral fellows and sponsored by the BRET Office of Career Development. Advance registration is requested for all seminars. Click on the speaker name to register and view event details and speaker bios.

For more information on the series, to suggest a speaker, or to become a member of the PhD Career Connections Planning Committee, please contact Kate Stuart

 

Month

Topic

Speaker

September

(9/9/2015)

Science Advocacy Gerry Ostheimer, PhD, Global Lead for Sustainable Bioenergy with the UN Sustainable Energy for All Initiative

September  

(9/24/2015)

Science Careers through Networking Holly Falk-Krzensinski, PhD, Vice President for Strategic Alliances in Global Academic Relations, Elsevier
October 
(10/22/2015)
Entrepreneur & Management Consulting Leeland Eckstrom, PhD, Managing Director, BioVU Partnerships, McKinsey & Company

November 

(11/17/2015)

From Pharma to Philanthropy  Jeremy Richman, PhD, Founder and CEO, The Avielle Foundation
December
(12/4/2015)
Research and Development Ken Maynard, PhD, Global Program Leader, CNS, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

January
(1/26/2016)

Academic Clinical Research Mallory Hacker, PhD; Tiffanie Markus, PhD; and Courtnee Melton, PhD
February
(2/12/2016)
Medical Communications Tristan Abair, PhD; Leah Case, PhD; and Kim Korwek, PhD

March
(3/4/2016)

Working at the CDC Jennifer Anstadt, PhD, Team Lead Microbiologist, Vaccine Development Laboratory, CDC
April 
(4/29/2016)
Technology Commercialization Jeff Keller, PhD; Director of Technology Commercialization, Physician Choice Laboratory Services

 

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