|Cheryl Bailey, Mount Mary Univ.
||Mark Wallert, Minnesota State Univ. Moorhead
This theme is made up of four symposia. Please read below for invited speaker and
session schedule information. In
addition to the invited talks listed below, short talks will be selected from
the submitted abstracts. To be
considered for a volunteered talk in this theme, submit your abstract to an
ASBMB topic category number: 2370-2390, by the November 6th submission
deadline. All volunteered abstracts will
be programmed for poster presentation.
Those selected for oral presentation will also present a poster. Programming notifications will be sent in
mid-January. We look forward to seeing
you at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, BCEC, March 28 – April 1,
How to Incorporate Science Outreach into Your Portfolio – Best Practices and Broader Impacts
Sponsored jointly by the ASBMB Education and Public Outreach Committees
Saturday, March 28, 9 AM
This session will serve as an to showcase past grant recipients from the ASBMB HOPES and Outreach Seed Grant programs, and to promote upcoming ASBMB funding opportunities. The session will also provide insight into the National Science Foundation’s Broader Impacts requirement. Learn more
Diverse Career Opportunities for Scientists
Sunday, March 29, 2015, 9:45 - 12:00 PM
Session Chair: Mark Wallert, Minnesota State Univ. Moorhead
Cheryl P. Bailey, Mount Mary Univ.
A non-linear career path
Judith S. Bond, Penn State Univ., Col, of Med. at Hershey
One degree, many job opportunities
Bridget Coughlin, Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Diverse career opportunities for scientists
Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Session Chair: Suzanne E. Barbour, Virginia Commonwealth
Univ. Sch. Of Med.
Tomi K. Sawyer, Merck & Co., Inc.
Entrepreneurial drug hunter: Drug discovery and innovative technologies at the
Marjeta Urh, Promega Corporation
Build a successful career in industry by attaining multidisciplinary knowledge and experience
Mark Wallert, Minnesota State Univ. Moorhead
Diversifying training options for undergraduate and graduate students to support industry careers
Helping Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students Develop
Monday, March 30, 2015, 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Chair: Bridget Coughlin, Denver Museum of Nature
Suzanne E. Barbour, Virginia Commonwealth Univ. Sch. Of Med.
A holistic approach to training the next generation of diverse biomedical
Phillip S. Clifford, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
You need a game plan
Keith Micoli, New York Univ. Langone Med. Ctr.
Building better career development programs
ASBMB Accreditation Workshop
Monday, March 30, 2015, 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Learn about the ASBMB Accreditation Program, its requirements, how to apply, and how to best prepare students for the certification exam. Members of the ASBMB Education and Professional Development committee will share their advice and answer questions about the program
Changes in Medical Education
Monday, March 30, 2015, 3:55 PM - 6:10 PM
Session Chair: Cheryl P. Bailey, Mount Mary Univ.
Charles Brenner, Univ. of Iowa
MCAT 2015 and the Academy: Undergraduate, graduate and health professional
Jose Manuel de la Rosa, Texas Tech Univ. Health Sciences
Ctr, El Paso
Why change the admissions process to med school?
Marc Kroopnick, AAMC
Testing competencies with the new MCAT2015 exam
Integrating Evolution and Homeostasis with the Core Concepts of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Univ. of Richmond
and overview of the ASBMB RCN Grant
Univ. of Richmond
Small Group Work: Integrating
evolution and homeostasis into the core concepts
Ann Aguanno, Marymount Manhattan College
Group discussion on core concept
Pamela Mertz, St.
Mary's College of Maryland
Group Discussion on Core Concept integration with
Margaret Johnson, The
Univ. of Alabama
Small Group Work: Question development involving
evolution and homeostasis
Kristin Fox, Union
Group presentations and Discussion on question implementation