Fall Quarter Seminars 2016

Sept 23rd 3:00 pm Ethics - The Natural Selection of Bad Science: Peggy Mason, PhD - Professor of Neurobiology

Sept 30th 4:00 pm When Biosecurity and Science Collide - Dual-Use Research of Concern (DURC) and the Debate about Gain-of-Function Studies: Joseph Kanabrocki, PhD Vice President for Research Safety and Professor of Microbiology at UChicago and a member of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB)

Oct 7th 3:30 pm Career Development and Job Search Resources for Postdocs Briana Konnick, PhD Assistant Director for STEM Career Development at UChicago GRAD

Oct 11th Coffee Hour 9:30am "Behind the Scenes at Cell Press" with Stephen Matheson, PhD - Senior Editor, Cell Reports 

Oct 14th 4:00 pm The 411 on 401(k)s: Dan Wood, Financial Coach at State Farm. 

Oct 21st no seminar Postdoctoral Research Symposium on Oct 18th

Oct 28th no seminar Postdoc and Grad Student Career Fair, UChicago GRAD

Nov 4th 4:00 pm Food Science and Technology Panel and Networking Event: Eric Klingenberg, PhD; Chad Cook, PhD; Lance Shaner, PhD  joint event with myCHOICE.

Nov 11th Academic Careers: An International Perspective: Fabio Re, PhD - Assoc Prof in Microbiology and Immunology at Rosalind Franklin University and Paschalis Kratsios, PhD - Asst Prof in Neurobiology at UChicago

Nov 18th 4:00 pm Postdoc Grants Basics: How to Find Funding Aaron House, Asst Dir, eRA Training & Communication, URA, Erin Heckler, PhD Postdoc Affairs Admin, and Nancy Schwartz, PhD Prof in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Pediatrics, Dean and Director of Postdoc Affairs.

Nov 25th no seminar Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec 2nd 3:00 pm AbbVie Career Panel and Networking joint event with myCHOICE, details and RSVP here https://abbvie-newbies.eventbrite.com/

Dec 9th 4:00 pm Career Transitions: From Industry to Academia: - Anthony Kossiakoff, PhD, Prof in BMB and the Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, Allan Drummond, PhD, Asst Prof in Human Genetics, Robert (Bob) Keenan, PhD, Assoc Prof in BMB and Cancer Biology. A UChicago Faculty panel will discuss their career paths and answer postdoc questions.