Get Ready for Your PhD! Strategies to Successfully Prepare for the PhD and Explore PhD Careers

Thursday, October 29, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Annapolis 1-2 (Gaylord National Resort And Convention Center)
Nancy Schwartz, PhD, Associate Dean and Director, Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Chicago and Victoria Freedman, PhD, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Graduate Division of Biomedical Sciences
Jabbar Bennett, PhD, Associate Dean, Graduate School and Associate Dean for the Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University , Alexandria Bobe, PhD in Progress, PhD Candidate, The University of Chicago , Raquel Castellanos, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine , Gregorio Valdez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, College of Science, Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Sherilynn Black, PhD, Director, Office of Biomedical Graduate Diversity, Duke University Medical Center

Description: Get ready for your PhD! Learn how to make the decision to go to graduate school, where to get advice, how to best prepare, and how to explore exciting, fulfilling PhD careers. Panelists at all career stages will share personal experiences and turning points in their own PhD careers.