Travel Awardee Program (Fri & Sat)

Event Organizers: Chris Heinen, UConn Health Ctr. and Tim O'Connell, Univ. of Minnesota

This event is by invitation only and is required for recipients of ASBMB Underrepresented Graduate Student Travel Awards and ASBMB Graduate or Postdoctoral Travel Awards.

Travel awardees are required to complete the "Assessment" and "Consider Career Fit" portions of the my IDP program before attending any of the sessions. While we will not collect this information, completing it will allow you to fully engage with the session and get the most out of attending.
 
 
TRAVEL AWARDEE NETWORKING EVENT

Friday, April 1  
5:30pm - 7:00pm (check-in starting at 4:30pm)
San Diego Convention Center, Lobby 6A
 
 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND POSTER SESSIONS
Saturday, April 2  

Career Options: The Bench, The Boardroom or in Between?
San Diego Convention Center, Room 6D
8:30am - 11:00am
Careers in industry, academia, science communication and law are represented. Each speaker will briefly share his or her story to finding a fulfilling career. Small group discussions with the speakers will follow. 

Confirmed speakers:
Cambria Alpha, Fish & Richardson
Carl Franz, Genentech
Kathleen Goss, University of Chicago
Mitch Malachowski, University of San Diego
Joan Taylor, UNC-Chapel Hill
Robert To, Bayer

Poster Session, Part I 
San Diego Convention Center, Room 6A
11:00am - 12:00pm
Graduate and postdoctoral travel awardee poster presentations. (Poster board assignments will be distributed at event check-in.)

Networking Luncheon 
San Diego Convention Center, Room 6A
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Invited speakers will join participants for continued discussion of career interests over lunch.

Poster Session, Part II 
San Diego Convention Center, Room 6A
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Graduate and postdoctoral travel awardee poster presentations. (Poster board assignments will be distributed at event check-in.)

Career Development Sessions
San Diego Convention Center
2:30pm - 4:30pm