ASBMB Virtual Career Expo
The ASBMB Career Expo aims to highlight the diversity of career choices available to modern biomedical researchers. No matter your career stage, this virtual event will provide a plethora of career options for you to explore while simultaneously connecting you with knowledgeable professionals in these careers.
Each 60-minute session will focus on a different career path and will feature breakout rooms with a range of professionals in those paths. Attendees can choose to meet in a small group with a single professional for the entire session or move freely between breakout rooms to sample advice from multiple professionals.
Sessions will feature the following five sectors: industry, government, science communication, science policy, and other.
Government careers (11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Eastern)
Regulatory Review Scientist, United States Food and Drug Administration
Program Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Biological Sciences Specialist, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Scientific Review Officer, NIH Center for Scientific Review Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences
Alexandra (Alex) O'Sick
Staff Scientist, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Science policy careers (12:15–1:15 p.m. Eastern)
Senior Science Officer, California Council on Science and Technology
Program Officer, Washington State Academy of Sciences
Senior Science Policy Analyst, Lexical Intelligence
Senior Science Policy Analyst, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
Global Health R&D Program Manager, Research!America
Director of Biomedical Science Policy and Advocacy, Georgetown University
Legislative Assistant, Office of Rep. Donald McEachin
Science communication careers (1:30–2:30 p.m. Eastern)
Communications Manager, National Cancer Institute Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
Freelance Science Writer
Managing Editor, BioBuzz
Director of Marketing and Communications, American Association for Anatomy
Associate Director of Content Strategy, Purohit Navigation Inc.
Scientific Managing Editor, Elsevier
Associate Medical Writer, Merck
Other careers (2:45–3:45 p.m. Eastern)
Lead Consultant, Halloran Consulting Group Inc.
Principal Assistant Director for Health and Life Science, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Market Intelligence Manager, Polsky Center at the University of Chicago
Patent Agent, Clark+Elbing LLP
Research Scientist, Meta/Facebook
Lead, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine
Industry careers (4–5 p.m. Eastern)
Regional Medical Scientist, Ascendis Pharma
Senior Global Product Manager, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Regulatory Affairs Manager, Technical Resources International Inc.
Clinical Scientist, GeneDx
Scientist, Apriori Bio
Study Director, Attentive Science
Regional Sales Manager, ZEISS Microscopy