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Career Seminar on April 3: From PhD to Science Reporter

Beyond the PhD is excited to welcome Dr. Angie Voyles Askham, a science reporter for Spectrum. Come learn about her career path on April 3rd at 11am ET. Angie Voyles Askham is a reporter for Spectrum, where she covers neural circuits and gene therapy, among other topics. She also writes Spectrum Launch, a monthly newsletter for early-career…

Event on March 24th: Immunology PhD to Industry

Beyond the PhD is excited to welcome Dr. Jayendra Kumar Krishnaswamy, a cellular immunologist and Principal Scientist at Galderma. Come learn about his career path on Friday March 24th at 3pm ET (zoom). Free Event!

From Academia to Entrepreneurship

Are you interested in business exploring entrepreneurship after academics or commercializing research? Beyond the PhD hosted Vincent Troung who is the chief operating officer (COO) and co-founder of Anatomic Incorporated. Vincent shared his journey into entrepreneurship and relevant details about founding a scientific company.

DON’T MISS OUT! From PhD to Non-Profit on March 9

Join us on March 9th for a Career Discovery Seminar by Dr. Eugene Manley. He will discuss his experience as a Director of STEM Workforce Initiatives at LUNGevity. Registration link provided.

 Bioinformatics in precision medicine: the interplay between molecular and personal data

Medicine is undergoing radical transformations as it moves away from population-based approaches and toward personalized care. Many of these changes rely on detailed molecular data (DNA and protein sequences) as well as complex personal information. The paradigm of precision medicine refers to the use of personalized approaches combined with molecular data insights to make clinical…

Dr. Seth Garren: How Failures Defined My Value and Enabled My Career

Recently, Beyond the PhD hosted Dr. Seth Garren for a virtual seminar where he detailed the “less glamorous parts of academia and industry.” As a current 4th year PhD student, I found his reflections on challenges, struggles, and failures to be extremely relevant and relatable. After Seth earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Connecticut,…

Interested in a Career in Pharma?

Beyond the PhD is excited to welcome Dr. Seth Garren, Head of Genomics in Precision Oncology at Sanofi. Join us for our first Career Discovery Seminar of 2023. Dr. Garren will join us on Thursday January 12 at 2pm to share his career journey. Register now to attend! FREE EVENT! Seth Garren, PhD is the…

Highlights from 2022: Career Seminars Revisited

Revisiting the year, we thought we would compile the career seminars from 2022. Check out the video to view the events and read short summaries or highlights from event blog articles to learn more about the 2022 featured careers. Follow us on social to stay up to date with upcoming events! Follow us on social…

Biochemist to Director for Portfolio Strategy at Cambridge Epigenetix

Beyond the PhD recently had the pleasure of hosting a seminar by Dr. Tom Charlesworth who serves as the Director for Portfolio Strategy at Cambridge Epigenetix. After obtaining his PhD in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, he worked at a medical communications agency and the Wellcome Trust which allowed to gain a repertoire of…

Career Comparison: Genetic Counselor vs. Clinical Geneticist

Genetics and genomics are currently, and have been, a hot topic in science and medicine. Several career paths are available to those interested in the field of genetics, such as becoming a genetic counselor or a clinical geneticist. Both of these careers are constantly expanding to improve and advance the state of healthcare and our…

TODAY at 3pm ET! From PhD to Stem Cell Engineer

Beyond the PhD is excited to welcome Vincent Truong, Co-Founder & COO of Anatomic Incorporated. Come learn about his career path! Date and time Tue, November 29, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST Location Online Access link About this event Vincent Truong is Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Anatomic Incorporated. He is a…

Meet Antonio Mele Fall 2022 Beyond the PhD Campus Ambassador

I am passionate about lifestyle medicine and translating advances in precision medicine into specific disease treatments and preventative strategies. As an aspiring Genetic Counselor, I seek to uphold the privilege of creating a scientifically informed and personalized healthcare experience, being there for others in their times of utmost need and vulnerability. I first discovered Genetic…

Applying to Graduate School?

Are you or do you know someone that is applying for graduate school? Schedule a 30-minute call with one of the Beyond the PhD team members to review your application materials. Materials that may be reviewed include CV, resume, and personal statements. Or, if you would like to practice interviewing please also schedule a session. Sessions…

Clinical Career Tracks for PhDs

Beyond the PhD recently hosted Ria Fyfffe-Freil who came to talk about non-traditional clinical careers for those with science PhDs. Ria is a Clinical Chemistry Fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. She talked about her career trajectory and options for people interested in non-academic tracks. Ria took the time to discuss how to…

Meet Trinitee Oliver Fall 2022 Campus Ambassador

Trinitee Oliver is a Biology major with a Journalism minor at Howard University. She is passionate about biomedical research, eradicating health disparities, and enhancing scientific communication. When she is not in a lab, she can be found gardening, practicing yoga, or writing to inform about health and science.

What is Your Brand?

Join us on September 8 and 15 for this exciting new workshop led by Amy Aines. Amy Aines is the Founder of Talking STEM- Building Vital Communication Skills to Launch Successful Career and has a website championingscience.com with great resources! Click to read more or register for this event!

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