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BioProfessionals Series

Modified: November 23, 2015

BioProfessionals is pleased to present some upcoming events:

  • BioSurvival Skills Workshop: Networking  Join BioProfessionals to learn some tips for introducing yourself, talking to strangers, asking engaging questions and developing your elevator pitch. This event will take place on December 7th from 12-1pm in Cook 3118 (Evanston Campus) and the discussion will befacilitated by Mearah Quinn-Brauner, PhD, Assistant Director of Student Career Advising at Northwestern Career Advancement. Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP to Deborah Klos Dehring if you are planning to attend.
  • BioSurvival Skills Workshop: Demystifying the Peer Review Process - This workshop will discuss the review process for fellowships and manuscripts, including how reviewers are chosen, what it is like to serve on a study section and steps authors can take to facilitate the best possible outcome of the review process. This workshop will be on December 8 from 11:30am – 1pm in Cook 3118.  Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP to Deborah Klos Dehring if you are planning to attend.
  • BioOpportunities panel on Medical Science Liaison jobs - Terra Frederick, PhD (Eli Lily), Byron Burnette, PhD (Eli Lily) and Michael Chen, PhD (Galderma), medical science liaisons for Eli Lily, will discuss what they do and how you can prepare yourself for this type of position.  The panel will be held December 10th from 4-5pm in McGaw 2-322 (Kellerman classroom) with a reception to follow.  RSVP by emailing Pam Carpentier if you plan on attending.

The BioProfessionals Series includes BioSurvival Skills, BioOpportunities, and Pathway to the Professoriate. To stay up to date with BioProfessionals events, connect with them on LinkedIn and/or visit their webpage.

  • BioOpportunities is a series of speakers or panels that discuss careers in the biosciences outside of academia, such as science writing, science policy, and industry.
  • Pathway to the Professoriate is a series of seminars about becoming a faculty member, such as navigating a job search, startup packages, and mentoring.
  • BioSurvival Skills is a series of workshops to help develop skills important for future careers, such as writing grants, presentation skills, and writing resumes and CVs.

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