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College of Graduate Studies Annual Career Day

November 20, 2020

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9:00am

 Welcome and Introduction

 Paula Traktman, PhD, Dean, College of Graduate Studies, Hirschmann Endowed Professor

 Cynthia Wright, PhD, Associate Dean for Admissions and Career Development, College of Graduate Studies

 9:10 - 10:10am

 At the Bench: Focus on Research-Intensive Careers

  • Saeed Khan, PhD, President of Research and Development, Vikor Scientific, Charleston, SC

  • Christopher Marshall, PhD, Asst. Professor, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

  • Cathy Nguyen, MS, ORISE Fellow, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA

  • Matthew Shotwell, PhD, Assoc. Professor of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

10:10 - 10:30am 

 Panel Q & A

10:30-10:35am 

 Break  

10:35-11:00am 

 Breakout Session with Individual Panelists

11:00-12:00pm 

 Keynote Presentation with Lydia Villa-Komaroff, PhD, Founder and Principal, Intersections SBD Consulting

12:00-1:00pm

 Lunch Break (on campus participants may pick up a boxed lunch at designated location)

1:00- 2:00pm

 The World Beyond the Bench

  • Grace Williams, PhD, Director of Toxicology and Chemistry Labs at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

  • Amanda Field, PhD, Senior Science Policy Specialist at AAMC and Health Science Policy Analyst at NIH, Washington, DC

  • David Kushner, PhD, Assoc. Professor and Chair of Biology, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

  • Lakshmi Goyal, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Cell Host & Microbe and Publishing Director at Cell Press, Durham, NC

2:00-2:20pm 

 Panel Q & A

 2:20-2:55pm

 Break

 2:25-2:45pm

 Breakout Session with Individual Panelists

2:45-3:00pm   

 Career Day Raffle and Celebration, Baruch Auditorium

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