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Careers Under the Microscope Workshop

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Career Workshop sponsored by Lathrop Gage

2:00 - 2:45pm Registration for RNATx/Career Workshop for workshop speakers and attendees only, Beechwood Hotel, outside of Salon 1 

3:00 - 3:05pm Introduction and Welcome

3:05 - 4:00pm Panel Discussion
Moderated by James Velema, Lathrop Gage

Angela Abitua, AddGene
Lauren Celano, Propel Careers
Su Jun LimUniversity of Chicago
Steve Mao, AAAS, Science
Maire Osborn, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Daniel Potvin, GE 
Derek T. Scholes, American Society of Human Genetics
Jason Walsh, Pfizer
Jonathan Watts, UMass Chan Medical School

4:00 - 5:00pm Round Table Discussions

Topics of Discussion

  • Academia: Faculty positions here and abroad 
  • Industry: Applying, Interviewing & Negotiating for Scientist Positions
  • Transferable Skills
  • Taking the Leap from the Bench 
    • Outreach & Nonprofits
    • Licensing
    • Publishing
    • Science Policy
    • Technology Commercialization

5:00 - 6:30pm Welcome Reception and Networking