Beyond Tenure Track: Alternative Careers in Translational Research

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

A Panel Discussion and Reception for Postdocs, Graduate Students, and Trainees

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | 4 – 6:30 p.m. MST
Location: Kiewit Auditorium, University of Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell Ave.

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Are you a graduate student, postdoc, or trainee? Are you curious about research-based career options that exist beyond the traditional tenure track faculty route? If so, this event is for you! Join us for a panel discussion with scientists who are doing translational research in a variety of contexts, including the NIH, FDA, a local startup company, and core facilities services at the University of Arizona.

If you can't attend the panel discussion in person, you can live stream it here: http://bit.ly/2tTQabg

Agenda:
4:00-5:00 PM – Panelist Presentations
5:00-5:30 PM – Panel discussion and Q&A with the audience
5:30-6:30 PM – Reception and networking in the Cancer Center Lobby

Moderator:


Jennifer Barton, PhD
, Director, BIO5 Institute, University of Arizona

Panelists:


Valerie Merkle, PhD, Biomedical Engineer, Food & Drug Administration


Jen Watson Koevary, PhD
, COO, Avery Therapeutics, and Research Assistant Professor


Joelle Sarlls, PhD
, Staff Scientist, NIH/NINDS


Ryan Sprissler, PhD
, Staff Scientist and Manager, University of Arizona Genetics Core


Andrew Rouse, PhD, Assistant Professor and Co-Director, Cancer Imaging Shared Resource, UA Cancer Center

This event is sponsored by the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre and is part of the Southern Arizona Biomedical Research Symposia series for 2018.

For questions, please contact RDI-Training@email.arizona.edu or call 520-621-0598.

Event Address: 
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724

University of Arizona Cancer Center, Kiewit Auditorium
1515 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724