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PhD Career Connections: Bioinformatics

Mar. 25, 2019—  PhD Career Connections is excited to welcome back alumnus Akshata Udyavar, PhD, Senior Scientist Bioinformatics, Arcus Biosciences inc. Please join us as she discusses her career path after Vanderbilt Friday April 12, 2019 10am Light Hall 214 Registration Requested   Dr. Akshata Udyavar is a Senior Scientist and the head of Bioinformatics at Arcus...

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PhD Career Connections: Leveraging data to change the business of healthcare

Feb. 6, 2019—Please join us as we welcome back Dr. Peter Wiebe, PhD as he discusses his career in data science Registration is requested Peter Wiebe leads a team of data scientists at Abbott Diagnostics that are improving the business of healthcare. He earned his doctorate investigating transcription factors and insulin producing cells under the direction of...

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PhD Career Connections: Entrepreneurship

Jan. 28, 2019—PhD Career Connections: Entrepreneurship Margaret Read, PhD General Manager, Corporate Alliances, Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization Margaret joined CTTC in Jun of 2018 as General Manager, Corporate Alliances and manages the collaboration with Deerfield Management,  Ancora Innovation.  Prior to joining CTTC, she was an independent consultant in the oncology sector for biotechnology and...

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PhD Career Connections: The tenure track at teaching (PUI) and minority institutions (MSI, HBCU, HSI)

Nov. 26, 2018—Friday January 18th 2:00pm Light Hall 202 Steven Damo, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Co-director of the MARC U*STAR Program, at Fisk University here in Nashville. Please join us to here about his career at teaching (PUI) and minority institutions (MSI, HBCU, HSI) Learn more about his research and...

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PhD Career Connections: Technical Sales and Support

Oct. 31, 2018—PhD Career Connections presents: Technical Sales and Support Friday, November 30, 2018 11:30am Light Hall 202 Featuring Juliana Lewis, PhD Technical Sales Consultant for Miltenyi Biotec  Registration is requested Dr. Juliana Lewis is a highly accomplished Technical Sales Consultant for Miltenyi Biotec, Inc. with a strong, versatile background in Immunology, Cancer, Stem Cells and Neuroscience....

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PhD Career Connections: Biotechnology and Discovery

Oct. 24, 2018—Join us for an event with Shannon Harlan, PhD. for our November PhD Career Connections PhD Career Connections: Biotechnology and Discovery Friday, November  9th 1:00pm – 2:00pm Light Hall 202 Registration is requested. Shannon is a research scientist at Eli Lilly and Co. Her role entails developing novel biological therapeutics which includes antibody and peptide...

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PhD Career Connections: A Career in the Pharmaceutical Sciences: What I Do and Why I Like It

Apr. 9, 2018—PhD Career Connections presents:  A Career in the Pharmaceutical Sciences: What I Do and Why I Like It Friday April 27, 2018 10:00-11:00am Light Hall 214 featuring Valerie Kramlinger, PhD Title:   Scientist, Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism Role:   Drug Metabolism Scientist for Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism in Cambridge, Massachusetts Registration Requested Valerie Kramlinger is a Scientist in...

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PhD Career Connections: Medical Science Liaisons

Feb. 27, 2018—PhD Career Connections presents:  Medical Science Liaisons Friday, March 16, 2018 2:00-3:00pm Light Hall 214 featuring a panel with: Josh Neuman, PhD, Pediatric Endocrinology and Growth Hormone Disorder Medical Liaison at Novo Nordisk Tom Plucinak, PhD,Medical Science Liaison at GlaxoSmithKline Molly Seale, PhD, Medical Science Liaison Manager, Abbvie Registration is requested   Josh Neuman, PhD Pediatric Endocrinology...

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PhD Career Connections: Clinical Genetics, Information Technology, and Genetic Counseling

Jan. 18, 2018—  PhD Career Connections presents:  Clinical Genetics, Information Technology, and Genetic Counseling Thursday February 15, 2018 2:00-3:00pm Light Hall 214 featuring Gillian Hooker, PhD, Vice President of Clinical Development, Concert Genetics ​Registration is requested Gillian Hooker completed her PhD in Molecular Genetics at Yale University and her masters degree in Genetic Counseling at the Johns...

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PhD Career Connections: Scientific Communications and Marketing

Jan. 4, 2018—  PhD Career Connections presents:  Scientific Communications and Marketing Thursday January 18th 2:30-3:30p Light Hall 214 featuring Melissa Vaught, PhD, Scientific Editor at Medical Science & Computing, LLC, (MSC) contracted to the National Institutes of Health.  ​Registration is requested Melissa Vaught, PhD, is scientific editor at Medical Science & Computing, LLC, (MSC) contracted to the National...

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PhD Career Connections: Pre-clinical and Clinical Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Nov. 9, 2017—  PhD Career Connections presents:  Pre-clinical and Clinical Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry Thursday December 7th 10:45-11:45am Light Hall 512 featuring Ines Macias-Perez, PhD, Senior Scientist of Product Development at Cumberland Pharmaceuticals ​Registration is requested   Ines Macias-Perez, PhD, is the Senior Scientist in the Department of Product Development at Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.  She serves...

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PhD Career Connections: Project Management and Research Administration

Nov. 8, 2017—  PhD Career Connections presents:  Project Management and Research Administration Thursday November 30th 10-11am Light Hall 202 featuring Julie Field, PhD, and Jana Shirey-Rice, PhD, from Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research ​Registration is requested   Julie R. Field, Ph.D. Dr. Field received her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Vanderbilt University in 2010. Her doctoral...

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PhD Career Connections: Laboratory Medicine

Oct. 13, 2017—PhD Career Connections presents:  Laboratory Medicine Thursday October 19th 10-11am Light Hall 202 featuring Jonathan Schmitz, MD, PhD, Jennifer Colby, Phd, and Ferrin Wheeler, PhD Registration is requested Explore exciting careers in clinical laboratory medicine which bridge bench research and clinical care.  As an important member of the healthcare team, clinical laboratory scientists research and...

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PhD Career Connections: Influencing Research through Scientific Foundations

Sep. 1, 2017—We welcome Kevin Lee, PhD,  Executive Director for the Lawrence Ellison Foundation, Chief Scientific Officer of Grace Science Foundation, Senior Scientific Advisor for Medical Research for the JPB Foundation, and Senior Scientific and Programmatic Advisor of the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, for our September PhD Career Connections. PhD Career Connections: Influencing Research through Scientific Foundations September 21st...

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PhD Career Connections: Nonprofit Administration and Program Management

Jul. 24, 2017—We welcome Maryrose Franko, PhD, Executive Director of Health Research Alliance for our August PhD Career Connections. PhD Career Connections: Nonprofit Administration and Program Management Wednesday, August 9th 11:00am – 12:00pm Light Hall 214 Registration is requested. Maryrose Franko is the Executive Director of the Health Research Alliance (HRA) a multi-national consortium of nonprofit organizations working to maximize...

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2017-18 PhD Career Connections series start August 9th!

Jul. 7, 2017—  Mark your calendars! The first seminar in or PhD Career Connections series will be on Wednesday, August 9th! If you are interested in participating as a moderator or assisting in any way with this year's seminars, please send an email to angela.zito@vanderbilt.edu indicating your career interests and desire to be a part of this program (in...

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PhD Career Connections: From Bench to Wall Street to Business

Feb. 3, 2017—We welcome alumnus David Reese, PhD, CEO and President of Provista Diagnostics for our March PhD Career Connections. PhD Career Connections: From Bench to Wall Street to Business Wednesday, March 1 10:45-11:45am Light Hall 214 Registration is requested. David Reese, PhD, was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2011 for his background in cutting-edge...

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PhD Career Connections: Forensic Science

Jan. 13, 2017—Join us for a panel discussion on careers in Forensic Science featuring Christina Wells and Eric Warren. Friday, February 3 8:45-9:45am Light Hall 202 Networking immediately after the event. Register here. Join us for a panel discussion on careers in Forensic Science featuring Christina Wells and Eric Warren. Eric Warrren, Special Agent/Forensic Scientist for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Dr. Warren has been a Special Agent/Forensic Scientist for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation since August 2009, where heis assigned to the Firearm and Toolmark Identification Unit. Dr....

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PhD Career Connections: Career Opportunities in Science Outreach

Oct. 25, 2016—Welcome back alumna Tiffany Farmer, PhD, Director of Education and Community Outreach with Nashville's Adventure Science Center.  PhD Career Connections: Career Opportunities in Science Outreach Tuesday, January 17 9:00am PRB 206 Registration is requested.

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PhD Career Connections: Teaching and Education Landscape in High Schools

Oct. 24, 2016—Join us as we welcome Dr. Paulianda Jones, PhD, former postdoctoral fellow in the Conn Lab, for PhD Career Connections. Dr. Jones is a science teacher for the Upper School of Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Bronx, NY. Monday, November 14, 2016 11:00am-noon Light Hall 411 A-D Registration is requested. Dr. Paulianda J. Jones is...

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