Events for graduate students and postdocs
In addition to learning about groundbreaking science at the ASBMB annual meeting, graduate student and postdoc travel award recipients gain access to extraordinary career-development opportunities. Explore potential career paths, network with people inside and outside of academia, and develop new professional skills.
Friday, April 3
ASBMB Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Researcher Travel Awardee Networking Event
Saturday, April 4
ASBMB Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Researcher Travel Awardee Career Development Event
Organizers: Christopher Heinen, University of Connecticut Health Center, and Timothy O'Connell, University of Minnesota
Career options: The bench, the boardroom or in between?
Presenters share their individual stories of finding fulfilling industry, academic and careers away from the bench.
Douglas Tilley, Temple University
Gustavo Monteiro Silva, Duke University
Robert To, Bayer Healthcare
Joanne Kamens, Addgene
Careers away from the bench
June Oshiro, Mayo Clinic
Kristie Kapinas, UCB
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Presenters will be at a designated table where participants can join them for continued discussion over lunch (advance sign up at Friday evening reception required).
Career development workshops
Constructing your elevator pitch
Nicole Woitowich, Northwestern University
Networking 101: Building professional relationships
Erica Gobrogge, Van Andel Institute
Practical tools for navigating your career path evolution
Panel discussion and Q&A
Panel discussion and Q&A with the morning session presenters.
Program wrap-up and concluding remarks