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Title:          Guide to Tenure and Promotion
Speaker:    Dr. Bill Lydiatt
Date:          Tuesday, November 22th, 2012
Title:           Utilizing Library Resources at UNMC
Speaker:    Alyssa Fial
Date:          Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
Title:          The Industrial Hiring Process: Learn the Nuances, Get the Offer
Speaker:   Joe Tringali
Date:         Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
Title:           GSA Writing Seminar
Speaker:    Melody Montgomery (Editorial Grant Specialist)
Contact:     m.montgomery@unmc.edu      402-559-4132, DRC I  4010
Date:          Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

UNeMed Career seminar….Speakers information:

UNeMed Tech Transfer: Steve Schreiner, PhD (Licensing and Marketing Manger)

  • Phone: 402-559-2176
  • Email

Industry: Chris Connelly, PhD (Streck, Clinical hematology product development)

  • Phone: 402-537-5264
  • Email

Patent Law: Robert C. Netter, Jr, PhD (Patent Attorney at Law)

  • Phone: 215-563-4100
  • Email

Health Care: Kyle Salem, PhD (Cassling; Vice President, Corporate Stradegy & Development)

  • Phone: 402-758-2684
  • Email

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Speaker: Dr. Dick Woorward (CEO and co-founder of Vascular Magnetics)

Tittle: The Business of Science: Starting and Growing Your Career and Starting and Growing a Company

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Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Speaker: Dr. Jennie Mather (Senior Vice President of Stem Cell Research at Macrogenics, Inc.)

Title: Concept to Clinic: The Adventures of a Scientist in Biotechnology

Thrusday, October 21st, 2010

Speaker: Dr. Tapprich (UNO)

Title: So, you Want a Cushy Job Like Mine? Teaching at the Undergraduate Level

Thursday, Sept 2nd, 2010

Speaker: Pat Oberlander (Macori) and Tere Batt (Student Health)

Title: UNMC Graduate Student Health Insurance Forum

Time: 12pm – 1pm

For information about the Student Health Insurance plan or issues discussed at this meeting visit our Student Health Insurance information page

April 2010

Speaker:Dr. Kate Doucette (Medical Science Liaison)

Febuary 2010

Speaker: Dr. Donald Skifter

Title: Utilization of Science and Business Skills

December 2010

Speaker: Dave Jensen

Titles: Winning at Negotiation:Scientific Job Offer Discussion Strategies and Approaching a Job Search in a Tough Job Market

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Speaker: Mr. Bill Lindstaedt

Title: Job Hunting in the Biotech Industry

Title: Launching your Academic Career

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Harvey Holmes

Title: Opportunities at CDC

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Speaker: Dr. David Crouse

Title: Stem Cell Research: Yesterday and Today

Thursday, January 15th, 2008

Speaker: Dr. Myron Toews

Title:Grammer Hammer Workshop “Common Mistakes in Scientific Writing”

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

Speaker: Jorge Cham

Title: The Power of Procrastination

Jorge Cham is the author of Piled Higher and Deeper, the PHD comic strips.  Visit his website.

Did you miss his seminar? A DVD copy of his seminar is available at the UNMC library for viewing. It will be avaiable at the circulation desk for six months from the date of the seminar. The DVD is available on a two-hour rental.

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Speaker: Patti George, Student Services Specialist, UNMC Student Counseling

Title: UNMC Graduate Student Health Insurance Forum

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: WH3010 A-D

For information about the Student Health Insurance plan or issues discussed at this meeting visit our Student Health Insurance information page

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Pollock

Title: “You Don’t Have to Say NO to Succeed in Science!”

Dr. Pollock studies the effect of nitric oxide in mammalian cells. She is a respected, funded, and established scientist in the field. Dr. Pollock is a professor in the department of Pharmacology at the Medical College of Georgia. She will be coming to UNMC to address our graduate students about the challenges women face in science today. This is a spin-off topic from Dr. Yewdell’s seminar in the Spring of 2006.

Nature article Feb 2007 This article discusses the current biases women face in science

Gender Equity in Science This articles address the steps the U.S. government is taken to promote equality in science and engineering

Women in Academia A comment on why women remain absent from the ranks of academia

Female scientistsat conferences. An article addressing the lack of female scientist presenting at conferences.

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

Presenter: Dr. Steven Projan

Title: “Working in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Turning to the Dark Side or Doing the Lord’s Work”

Dr. Projan is the Vice-President and Head, Biological Technologies at Wyeth Research. Formely an associate professor at Hunter College, Dr. Projan offered a comparison between working in academia and industry. Dr. Projan kindly provided us with a copy of his presentation, which we are posting here on the site. In this presentation he gives pointers as to how to apply for a job in industry, the qualifications these companies are searching for in the job applicants, and the description of the industry field.

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

Grant Writing Workshop

Presenter: Dr. Angie Rizzino, Professor, Eppley Institute

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

Presenter: Dr. Ellen Brisch, Associate Professor, Biosciences Department, Minnesota State – Moorhead

Title: “Active Pedagogy and the Hunt for the Dream Job.”

Dr. Ellen Brisch discussed the merit of working at a four-year undergraduate institution, teach in the classroom and laboratory, and the requirements to be able to compete for a similar position. The link below lists the suggested steps to build your C.V. and job application.

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Yewdell, Professor, NIAID, NIH

Title: “How to Succeed in Science Without Really Trying.”

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Presenter: Dr. Janice Meck, Director, Cardiovascular Laboratory, Life Sciences Research Laboratories, NASA/Johnson Space Center

Title: “Cardiovascular Adaptations to Spaceflight Leave Astronauts Mal-adapted for Return to Earth”

Thursday, September 15th, 2005

Presenter: Patti George, Student Services Specialist, UNMC Student Counseling

Title: UNMC Student Health Insurance Forum

Thursday, March 3rd, 2005

Presenter: Dr. Jason Boehm, AAAS/NTI Global Security Fellow, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States of America

Title: “Science and Government: Perspectives from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

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