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Career Day 2022 is November 18, 2022.
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Career Day helps develop career planning strategies and exposes students to new career opportunities.

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9:00 AM Welcome Paula Traktman, Ph.D., Dean, College of Graduate Studies

Cynthia Wright, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Admissions and
Career Development


9:15-10:30 AM Focus on Research Intensive Careers
Bradley Krisanits, Ph.D., Associate Director of Scientific
Operations and Development, Visikol, Inc.
Ellen McGlinchey, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist II,
Gilead Pharmaceuticals
Claire Quiner, MS, Research Public Health Analyst, RTI


10:30-10:40 AM Break


10:40-11:30 AM Keynote speaker Craig Cameron, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Houpt Distinguished Investigator Chair,
Microbiology and Immunology Department, UNC Chapel


11:30-12:00 PM Panel discussion with the morning speakers


12:00-1:00 PM Lunch Break

Bioengineering Lobby


1:15-2:30 PM Focus on Careers Beyond the Bench
David Kushner, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Dickinson
Joelle Zambrano, Ph.D., Medical Director, Area 23 on
Laura Pollard, Ph.D., ABMG, FACMG, DABMG, Lab
Director, Greenwood Genetic Center
Joy Buie, Ph.D., MSCR, RN, Director of Research, Lupus
Foundation of America


2:30-3:00 PM Panel discussion with afternoon speakers


3:00 PM Raffle prizes