Bioscience Careers

January 2, 2019

“Hope Is Not A Plan: Coaching Scientists for Success”

Thursday January 10th, 2019 5:00 – 6:00 pm in Health Sciences Building T-625 Karen Peterson, PhD Director of the Office of Scientific Career Development Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Dr. Karen Peterson is the Scientific Ombuds and Director, Office of Scientific Career Development at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She is the author of

November 19, 2018

Save the Date: Dr. Ingrid Pultz, 4 April 2019

Save the Date: Dr. Frieda Chan, 7 March 2019

Save the Date: Dr. Karen Peterson, 10 January 2019

Dr. Karen Peterson is the Director of the Office of Scientific Career Development, Scientific Ombudsman, and Human Biology Admin at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

November 13, 2018

RECAP: Dr. Christie Wilcox, PhD, “Finding Your Voice: From Scientist to Science Writer”

Blog post written by Taylor Wang. ********************************* October 25th: “Finding Your Voice: From Scientist to Science Writer” Dr. Christie Wilcox, Ph.D. Science Writer Editor, SciShow   If someone had asked young Dr. Christie Wilcox what she wanted to be when she grew up, the last thing on her mind would have been science. As an

October 30, 2018

“A Career Taking Off: Biosciences in the Aerospace Industry”

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5 – 6 PM Room T-739 (HSB, T-wing), refreshments provided Dr. Brittany Weldon, Ph.D. Environment, Health, and Science Toxicologist The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA Dr. Brittany Weldon is an Environment, Health, and Safety Toxicologist for Boeing where she provides chemical safety and human health support to Boeing’s aerospace manufacturing factory operations, to

October 1, 2018

“Finding Your Voice: From Scientist to Science Writer”

Thursday October 25th, 2018 5:00 – 6:00 pm in Health Sciences Building T-625 Dr. Christie Wilcox, Ph.D. Science Writer Editor, “SciShow” At five years old, Christie Wilcox told her teacher she liked to “open the mouths of dead geckos to look at their tongues”—an obsession with animals that has blossomed into a science writing career.

May 25, 2017

“Is Medical Writing Right For You?”

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 5:00pm-6:00pm in Health Sciences Building, Room T-739 Andrew Hellman, Ph.D, E.L.S. Medical Writer Quest Diagnostics, Seattle, WA Andrew Hellman has always liked writing, but he didn’t make it a career until he finished his doctorate. He earned his PhD at Stanford University, where he studied neurobiology in C. elegans. He now works for

May 8, 2017

“An Unplanned Twenty Year Journey to a Career in Academic Technology Transfer”

Thursday, May 11th, 2017 5:00pm-6:00pm in Health Sciences Building, Room T-739 Dennis Hanson, PhD Senior Technology Manager CoMotion, Seattle, WA Dennis Hanson is currently Senior Manager at CoMotion in the Innovation Development group.  He works with UW researchers to help in the process of pushing ideas out of the laboratory and into the real world.  Prior

April 18, 2017

“Overlap in academia and the startup world: how a scientist can become a CEO”

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 5:00pm-6:00pm in Health Sciences Building, Room T-739 Alex Jiao, PhD CEO & Co-founder Silene Biotech, Seattle, WA Silene Biotech is building a personalized medicine platform for consumers using their own cells. Alex is the cofounder and CEO of Silene Biotech and has been responsible for the incorporation, establishment, and operation of the

March 28, 2017

“From Lab Bench to Bedside and Beyond: Where PhDs Can Fit in Clinical Trials and Drug Development?”

Thursday, March 30th, 2017 5:00pm-6:00pm in Health Sciences Building, Room T-739 Tingting Li, PhD. Manager, Biostatistics, Advanced Clinical Advanced Clinical, Deerfield, IL Tingting Li applies her knowledge of drug development to oversee biostatistics activities in clinical trials and manage biostatisticians. Previously, she worked as a director of biostatistics, manager, and project director in the same field.

February 15, 2017

“The Museum Path to a Career in Public Engagement with Science”

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 5:00pm-6:00pm in Health Sciences Building, Room T-747 Marley Jarvis, PhD. Portal to the Public Science Communication Fellowship Program Supervisor Pacific Science Center,  Seattle, WA Dr. Marley Jarvis was raised in a coastal town in northern California by an artist father and oceanographer mother, and she shares a passion for both.  Throughout her

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