Bioscience Careers

“An Academic Career in STEM Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Charla Lambert, Ph.D. Thursday, May 6, 12-1pm, via Zoom Zoom webinar: https://washington.zoom.us/j/93266025786 Abstract: Charla is a population geneticist, alum of the University of Washington Genome Sciences Department, and inaugural Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Officer at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. As a DEI Officer, she advocates for and implements

Anna Hughes, Research Molecular Biologist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Anna Hughes, Ph.D. Thursday, April 22, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar: https://uw-phi.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AIkbJ4TfQaWyMy8Dw3qLjA Abstract: I am a Research Molecular Biologist in the Agricultural Research Services at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Within the Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention Research Unit I work to improve methods for the detection and

RECAP: Magali Dieny Eaton, J.D., LL.M., “Taking Research to Market Impact as a Career Launch (and Track?)”

Blog post written by Louisa Helms. ********************************* Magali Eaton is the UW CoMotion’s Assistant Director for Innovation Training and a faculty member in the School of Law. She epitomizes the fact that if you are motivated, you can accomplish anything. Magali grew up in rural France and knew that she wanted to do more in

“The Winding, but Purposeful Path: One PhD’s Non-Traditional Business Career”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Shivani Ludwig, Ph.D. Thursday, March 25, 2021, 5-6 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar: https://uw-phi.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IetYs3jEQU-gNdbKPVqSPQ Abstract: The first job after graduate school can seem like a career-setting, stressful decision if you aren’t 100% certain of what you want to do. Fortunately, as we’ve learned in these interesting times, the

Lisa Poole, Field Application Scientist at NanoString Technologies

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Lisa Poole, Ph.D. Thursday, February 25, 2021, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar: https://uw-phi.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YOub0qR9SY2VhyUcTuqhjA Bio: I’m a scientist with a wide variety of research experience. I started studying archaeal organisms in college, then progressed to human cell lines and in vitro systems in grad school. Then I rounded out

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

“Taking Research to Market Impact as a Career Launch (and Track?)”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Magali Dieny Eaton, J.D., LL.M. Thursday, December 3, 2020, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar: https://uw-phi.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GGNv7Em9RUyjCp57eaGbHw Abstract: In this talk you will hear about how Magali turned her early entrepreneurial endeavors and academic research background into a career helping academics learn the skills to turn their research into

RECAP: Scott Smith, J.D., “Career Options in Patent Law”

Blog post written by Louisa Helms. ********************************* Scott Smith is a Copyright and Trademark Manager at CoMotion, the innovation partner at University of Washington aimed at providing tools, connections, and acumen to transform ideas into economic and societal impact. Scott earned his Bachelors degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at UCLA, his Master of Research

RECAP: Dr. Andrea Valladao, “From bench to business: A path to tech transfer”

Blog post written by Louisa Helms. ********************************* Andrea Valladao is a Manager of Innovation Development at University of Washington’s CoMotion: the UW’s innovation office which provides an array of services that are aimed at expanding the global economic and societal impact of the UW community. At CoMotion, Andrea is able to combine her love of

“Career Options in Patent Law”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Scott Smith, J.D. Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar: https://uw-phi.zoom.us/…/regi…/WN_ZZuDWW6FSIKLXyaQCZHQJQ Abstract: Scott moved from researching discoveries to protecting them as an intellectual property attorney. He will talk about this change in career direction and the other smaller deviations along the way to his current

“From bench to business: A path to tech transfer”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with Andrea Valladao, Ph.D. Thursday, October 22, 2020, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Registration link for Zoom webinar: https://bit.ly/3npdipF Abstract: Andrea is an immunologist now working as a technology manager at UW CoMotion. Andrea works with UW faculty and investigators to bring their high-impact technologies to market. She evaluates early-stage technologies, advises investigators

“Always carry a notebook: My career in science writing and media relations”

Bioscience Careers Seminar with James Urton, Ph.D. Thursday, March 5 2020, 5-6PM, HSB T-747 Abstract:   James is a cell biologist who hasn’t picked up a pipet in years. He spends his days in the University of Washington News Office, where he covers news and discoveries from 15 departments and institutes. He writes press releases, edits copy, pitches reporters, fields media requests, reads

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