Thursday, June 6, 2013 | 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Organizers: Sharon Akabas (Columbia University), Gerald Friedman (The Mount Sinai Hospital), Martin Kohlmeier (University of North Carolina), Charlotte Pratt (National Institute of Health), Gwen Twillman (American Society for Nutrition), Mandana Arabi (The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science), Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences)
This conference aims to revisit the current nutrition curricula for health professionals and to explore how trainings can better provide the skills necessary for implementing the array of preventative and therapeutic nutrition interventions available. Presented as part of the Translational Medicine Initiative.
Monday, April 15, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speakers: Bruce Kingma (iSchool and Whitman, Syracuse University), Rajit Manohar (Cornell NYC Tech), James Spencer (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
This conference will examine programs in NY State’s universities which are building the professional infrastructure needed to support NY's innovation economy and will explore future public partnerships on human capital development.
Saturday, April 13, 2013 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Barbara Houtz, STEM Education Solutions, LLC
This one day workshop will help you learn tools and techniques to improve the way you teach science to undergraduates. Information presented will also be relevant for writing a Teaching Statement.
Saturday, March 23, 2013 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Moderator: Florian Jehle (Catenion)
This course gives professionals from inside and outside the pharmaceutical industry—including students and postdocs—a much better understanding of how the R&D and business development and licensing processes operate.
Saturday, March 9, 2013 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: Chris Emdin (Teachers College Columbia University)
Speakers: Marc David Barnhill (New York University), Martin Chalfie (Columbia University), Jennifer Childress (Achieve, Inc.), Sean Cusack (Learnosaurus, Inc.), Vikram Kapila (Polytechnic Institute of New York University), Denise McNamara (New York City Department of Education)
At this event, we will provide many opportunities for teachers, administrators and scientists to discuss the different facets of Next Generation Science Standards, as well as highlight innovative ways to bring science into the classroom.
February 5 - April 30, 2013
Speakers: Jahan Ali (New York City Investment Fund), Larry Chaityn (Kaminski Partners), David Eilers (Blue Highway, Inc.), Stephen Goodman (Pryor Cashman LLP), Arthur Klausner (Domain Associates and Pappas Ventures), Laila Kobrossy Audi (Blue Highway, Inc.), Aaron Rabinowitz (Woodcock Washburn LLP), Donna See (Columbia Technology Ventures), Raphy Soussan (CBIZ MHM, LLC), Chris Hayter (The New York Academy of Sciences)
This course introduces scientists to the fundamentals of technology entrepreneurship and how to take the right idea from the laboratory to the marketplace.
Are you interested in informal science programs? Do you want to help create a larger science community? Dr. Jeanne Garbarino, Director of Science Outreach at The Rockefeller University, explains how her interest in science communication—via blogging, social media and research programs—has helped her reach new audiences.
Dream of independence and your own company? Human Workflows and SciPhD co-founder Randy Ribaudo discusses the rewards and challenges of entrepreneurship, and how scientists can apply their problem-solving skills—and improve their communication skills—to successfully start and run a business.
Interested in the business of science or how research programs get designed, funded, and managed? Hear Mike Holland discuss how he went from imaging aluminum uptake in soybean roots to overseeing multi-billion dollar federal research programs.
Interested in translating your science critical thinking skills to the market? Listen to Caroline Corner describe how she left the lab bench to break into the finance industry as an equity research analyst and consultant.
Want to learn more about consulting? Hear Jeremy Buzzard, a PhD in molecular and cellular biology, talk about his career in management consulting as a partner at McKinsey & Co.
Not ready to leave the bench after grad school? Find out how training in an industry lab versus an academic lab compares from Justin Hall, currently a postdoctoral fellow at Pfizer.
Intrigued by the forensic scientists on shows like CSI? Find out what the job's really like from criminalist Craig O'Connor, who joined the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in NYC after earning a PhD in genetics.
If you're thinking about a career in academia, find out how Rachel O'Neill transitioned from her postdoc to a faculty position, as well as the benefits and challenges of this path.
Hear Laura Malisheski discuss how she transitioned from her postdoc in neuroscience to advising others on their career paths.
If working with scientists to patent their inventions sounds appealing, hear Ryan Murphey talk about how you can get into intellectual property law with a PhD.
For those with a passion for communicating science: Beth Schachter details her journey as an assistant professor who left the bench to pursue a career in science communications.
If teaching is your calling, tune in to Ellen Cohn, an immunologist, talk about her transition into teaching middle school science.
Want to be a journal editor? Listen to Brooke Grindlinger discuss her path from being a PhD in microbiology to an editor at the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Interested in publishing? Hear Jennifer Henry discuss how she went from studying plant molecular biology to being a publishing manager at Nature.
Organizer: Monica L. Kerr (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Speaker: Melanie Sinche (Harvard University)
Melanie Sinche offered her strategy for career planning with a four-step process including self-assessment, career exploration, goal setting, and the job search itself. The presentation was part of a two-day boot camp to teach young scientists how to explore different career paths.
Organizer: Monica L. Kerr (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Speaker: Sharon Belden Castonguay (Baruch College)
Sharon Belden Castonguay outlined tips for successful interviewing, explaining behavioral interviewing, the "tell me about yourself" pitch, and how to research employers and follow up. The presentation was part of a two-day boot camp to teach young scientists how to explore different career paths.
Speaker: Melissa Marshall (Pennsylvania State University)
In an interactive workshop, Melissa Marshall outlined strategies for making research presentations more memorable, understandable, and persuasive.
Organizers: Fritz François (New York University School of Medicine), Mekbib Gemeda (New York University Langone Medical Center), Jo Wiederhorn (Associated Medical Schools of New York), Sonya Dougal (The New York Academy of Sciences), and Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences)
In this eBriefing, explore ways to incorporate health disparities research and preventative care approaches into the medical school curriculum, attract trainees to health inequity research, and improve the recruitment of minority medical students.
Organizer: Monica Kerr (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Speakers: Randall Ribaudo (Human Workflows; SciPhD Training Programs), Larry Petcovic (Human Workflows, SciPhD Training Programs), Monica Kerr (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Panelists: Oleg Alekseev (Skolkovo Foundation), Alexander Kuleshov (A. Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems), Gaidar Magdanurov (Microsoft Seed Fund), Dmitry Peskov (Agency for Strategic Initiatives), and Albert Yefimov (Skolkovo IT Cluster Projects)
This eBriefing documents a workshop designed to educate young scientists about career development and job preparation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization.
September 9, 2009
In an age when first impressions are made through Google, how can you ensure that your online profile will help you get where you want to be? Two communications experts offer useful advice.
June 3, 2009
A scientist who made the transition from an academic lab to a pharmaceutical company explains the different roles of scientists in industry and what type of person thrives there.
May 2, 2009
Two experts in science communication shared their insights on making the most of professional conferences, from networking to poster design.