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PhD Career Stories

PhD Career Stories 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. Come hear about the career journey from Vanderbilt Alumni and professionals working in the field, and see if this is a career path that could suit you.

The series is sponsored by the BRET Office of Career Development.

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

Subscribe to the full series Google Calendar here, or add specific sessions by clicking the links in the table below!

Upcoming Session

2020-2021 Series Schedule

August 14, 2020Rachel Skelton, PhD Director of Business Development for Pharma Partnerships
Leica Biosystems
Business Development
September 18, 2020Karen Vieira, PhD
Owner of The Med Writers
Medical Communications
NovemberPatricia Costa-Giomi, PhD
Executive Director International Regulatory Affairs
Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals
Regulatory Affairs
DecemberRachel Lippert, PhD
NeuroCure Junior Research Group Leader
Neurocircuit Development and Function (NDF)
German Institute for Human Nutrition
Research Institution
MarchTBDMedical Science Liaisons
Tim Shaver, PhD
Computational Scientist at
Inscripta, Inc.
Data Science