From Lab Rat to Data Scientist: What can you be with a PhD?

From Lab Rat to Data Scientist: What can you be with a PhD?

By: Deepti Mathew                           In a period of merely five years, the field of data science has grown from a niche for specialists to a red-hot job option for freshly minted biomedical PhDs with just a touch of tech savvy. While the six figure salaries have undeniable appeal, the opportunity to partake more directly in the implementation angle […]

Tipping Point: Academic Bench Science Is Now the “Alternate Career” for Life Scientists

Tipping Point: Academic Bench Science Is Now the “Alternate Career” for Life Scientists

By Chinaza Egbuta, PhD                               On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, the Graduate Research Organizations for Biotechnology (GRO-Biotech) held its third annual conference at the NYU Langone Health Campus. The event featured a plethora of speakers and panelists from different sectors of the biotech industry.  The overarching theme of the first session – from the opening remarks […]

Undecided about Academia or Industry? What You Need to Know About Choosing a Traditional or Non-Traditional Postdoc

Undecided about Academia or Industry? What You Need to Know About Choosing a Traditional or Non-Traditional Postdoc

By: Justine Calise, PhD, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell/Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Speakers: Lydia Grmai, PhD (moderator), Jon Cruz, PhD, Natasha Emmanuel, PhD, and Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD, all current postdoctoral researchers.           Many of us recent PhD graduates are thinking about a postdoc, but are not sure whether to do it in academia or industry. Of course, the right choice for you […]

Careers in Science Policy: Representing Science to Make a Societal Impact

Careers in Science Policy: Representing Science to Make a Societal Impact

By: Caitlin Burgdorf, BS Moderated by: Yaihara Fortis-Santiago, PhD (Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York, NY) Panelist speakers: Barbara Natalizio, PhD (The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: Washington, DC), Yvette Seger, PhD (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology [FASEB]: Bethesda, Maryland), Caira Woods, PhD (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Washington, DC) The underpinnings of any formal societal advance are held together by the policy behind it. In this […]

Careers in Industry Beyond the Research Track

Careers in Industry Beyond the Research Track

Byline: Anna A. Pimenova, PhD Speakers: Emily Bauer, PhD                         Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ Nancy Ilaya, PhD                          Estee Lauder, New York, NY Stephen Shannon, PhD              Novocure, New York, NY Divya Vasudevan, PhD               Agenus, Lexington, MA Keywords used for […]