Bioscience Careers

May 17, 2021

RECAP: Alejandro Grajal, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Woodland Park Zoo

Blog post written by Louisa Helms. ********************************* Alejandro Grajal has a PhD in Zoology and is the CEO of the Woodland Park Zoo. He manages 350 employees, 700 volunteers, and a $45 million dollar budget. He credits his 5 rules for navigating a professional career path for getting him to this dream job at the

December 31, 2020

Alejandro Grajal, President and CEO of the Woodland Park Zoo

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Alejandro Grajal, Ph.D. Thursday, January 21, 2021, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar: https://bit.ly/3goUUdi Abstract: I have a PhD major in Zoology and a minor in Tropical Conservation & Development. As CEO of a non-profit organization, I manage an annual budget of $45M and nearly 300 employees. I

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

March 16, 2015

“Beyond the Bench: Turning Community Building into a Career”

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 5pm-6pm in HSB T-747 Jenn Pang, Ph.D. Director Science and Math Institute, Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA To view a video of Dr. Pang’s talk: click here Long before graduating from UW’s Molecular and Cellular Biology program in 2010, Jenn Pang was considering leaving the bench. While still in graduate school, Pang pursued opportunities

October 10, 2013

“Ignite Curiosity! Be the Teacher or Mentor That You Had or Always Wanted.” 

Thursday, October 10, 2013 Download a video of Dr. Shaver’s talk here Download Dr. Shaver’s powerpoint presentation here Jeff Shaver , PhD. Science Education, Research & Outreach Specialist, Exo Labs Seattle, WA Ignite curiosity! That is the goal of what we do at Exo Labs. Therefore, it is the goal of my talk to ignite curiosity around

May 9, 2013

“Ph.D. to…High School? – One Teacher’s Perspective”

Thursday, May 9, 2013 Download a video of Dr. Parry’s talk here Devin Parry, PhD. Biology Teacher Lakeside High School, Seattle, WA

May 24, 2012

“Informal Science Education Careers”

Thursday, May 24, 2012 Wendy Hansen, PhD. Project Manager Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA