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Catalyze Your Career Workshop Agenda

ASBMB/CBC catalyze your career CAREER WORKSHOP - saturday, OCTOBER 21, 2017

Saturday's workshop will be held in Biological Sciences West 301 and the north veranda



9:00 am

Opening Remarks and Welcome to Workshop Participants by Victor Hruby, Ph.D., Regents Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

9:05 am

Keynote Session: Practical Tools for Navigating your Career Path Evolution by Teresa Evans, Ph.D., Career Development Director at University of Texas, El Paso

10:45 am
Exploring Career Paths -- Panel A:
  • John Algeo, Ph.D., Senior Software Developer, Algeo Consulting
  • Michael Carducci, Ph.D., Senior Chemist, Climax Molybdenum
  • Katie White, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Roche
  • Elisa Tomat, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Arizona Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Quan Nguyen, M.S., J.D., Principal Partner, Nguyen & Tarbet Law

12 noon

Networking Lunch with participants and speakers

1:15 pm
Exploring Career Paths -- Panel B:
  • Kaifeng Lisa Lin, Ph.D., Licensing Manager, Tech Launch Arizona
  • Trish Wheeler, M.S., Marine Biology Teacher, Palo Verde High School
  • Joyce Schroeder, Ph.D., President, Alliance Therapeutics
  • Eric Lyons, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Arizona BIO5 Institute
  • Matthew E. Kaplan, Ph.D., Functional Genomics Core Facility Manager, University of Arizona
2:45 pm
Afternoon Breakout Session 1 (select 1 of the following sessions):
4:00 pm
Afternoon Breakout Session 2 (select a different session)

5:00 pm

Wrap-Up Party at Gentle Ben's Brewing Co. -- Hosted by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics (ASBMB) and UA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry (Roger Miesfeld, Ph.D., Dept Head)