September 14, 2018
12:00pm - 7:00pm   
University of Illinois at Chicago
M.M. Thompson Room ABC
Student Center West
828 South Wolcott Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612

 

This unique symposium (flyer) gathered postdoctoral fellows and graduate students from across the greater Chicago area to connect, network, collaborate and learn about different career paths emanating from their postdoctoral experience.

Schedule:

12:00pm

Inauguration of Symposium and introductory remarks

Mitra Dutta, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Research, UIC

Luisa DiPietro, DDS, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, UIC

12:15pm

Career choices for PhDs – Opening the doors of opportunity

Melanie Sinche, NCC, Director of Education, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

1:15pm

Lunch Break and informal networking with speakers and panelists

2:00pm

Career Track Panel Discussion (first iteration)

1. Careers in Academia

    Panelists: Jody Martin, PhD; Valerie Miller, PhD; Kathleen O'Hagan, PhD; Amynah Pradhan, PhD

2. Business & Entrepreneurship Careers

    Panelists: Garry Cooper, PhDMelissa Maderia, PhD; Rama Sashank, PhD

3. Science Communication Careers

    Panelists: Kim Fischer, PhD; Jeff Mosenson, PhD; Vidhya Sivakumaran, PhD; Stacey Tobin, PhD

4. Industry Careers

    Panelists: James E Audia, PhD; Jeffrey Knight, PhD; Mario Neto, PhDAndy Vick, PhD

3:30pm

Coffee break

4:00pm

Career Track Panel Discussion (repeat)

1. Careers in Academia

    Panelists: Jody Martin, PhD; Valerie Miller, PhD; Kathleen O'Hagan, PhD; Amynah Pradhan, PhD

2. Business & Entrepreneurship Careers

    Panelists: Garry Cooper, PhDMelissa Maderia, PhD; Rama Sashank, PhD

3. Science Communication Careers

    Panelists: Kim Fischer, PhD; Jeff Mosenson, PhD; Vidhya Sivakumaran, PhD; Stacey Tobin, PhD

4. Industry Careers

    Panelists: James E Audia, PhD; Jeffrey Knight, PhD; Mario Neto, PhDAndy Vick, PhD

5:30pm

Closing remarks and reception

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Please contact us at uic.pda@gmail.com if you have any questions.


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