Events

BioCon Industry Seminar Series 

Grad and medical students, postdocs, and lab techs are invited to join us the first Thursday of every month for the BioCon Seminar series! The series brings in speakers with higher degrees in the life sciences to speak about diverse career paths outside of academia. Speakers will discuss their career path, their day-to-day work, and their advice. Open discussion follows with the speakers over dinner! Come learn what you can do with your degree and expand your network!

Date: June 6, 2019
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM; Dinner and round table discussion 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location:
Alpert Medical School, Room 280, 222 Richmond Street
Please RSVP through the link below: Coming Soon

 

Career Exploration Panel: Science Policy/Government

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 
Time: 4:00 PM talk 
             5:30 PM Networking Reception  
Location: Huttner Room, Faculty Club, 1 Bannister Street 
Please RSVP here.

Considering a career outside of academia? You are invited to participate in a panel discussion featuring Ph.D.s pursuing careers in Science Policy/Government.  What led them to their current career? What are the challenges and rewards?
Meet our Panelists:

  • Kay Ho, Ph.D., Environmental Research Scientist - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Jim Palardy, Ph.D., Project Director, Conservation Science - The Pew Charitable Trusts 
  • Teresa Ramírez, Ph.D., Diversity & Inclusion Policy and Outreach Specialist - Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
  • Tyrone C. Spady, Ph.D., Director of Legislative and Public Affairs - American Society of Plant Biologists

Sign up here to let us know if you are attending and submit questions to the panel!  Reception and networking opportunity to follow.