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IAP 2005 Activity

A Sampling of Careers in Biology
Biology Postdoc Association
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Prereq: none

MIT Biology is proud to present the IAP Program "Sampling of Careers in Biology". This program will cover non-traditional paths for Biology PhD's. Please join us at five exciting seminars featuring speakers who are at the top of these respective fields.
Web: http://web.mit.edu/biology/www/biology/iap.html
Contact: Chris Burge, 68-233, x8-5997, cburge@mit.edu
Sponsor: Biology

Science Administration/Project Manager in Academia
Adrian J. Ivinson, Becky Ward, Kerstin Lindblad-Toh
Like the bottom line of getting good science done? The rise of large, multi-institute consortia has created a new class of career for PhD's: science administration. Interested? Come and find out more from the leaders in this new field!
Wed Jan 12, 11am-01:00pm, 68-121

Careers in Consulting/Law
Group discussion
Gwen Acton, Kristina Bieker-Brady, Joannu Wu, Nancy Levy, Aaron Schwartz.

Thinking of using the logical reasoning and scientific framework that you honed in graduate school to leverage a career in Law or Business Consulting? Come hear scientists who've blazed those trails!
Wed Jan 19, 11am-01:00pm, 68-121

Group discussion
Fiona Murray, Kevin Madden, Rajesh Ranganathan, Rachel Meyers

Join us for short talks and a question and answer session with scientists who've made the jump into Biotech and Pharma. Thinking of making the jump? What's the best place for you? Startups? Big Pharma? Medium Biotech? Come meet folks in all sectors of the scientific industry!
Fri Jan 21, 11am-01:00pm, 68-181

Science Policy
Luba Katz, Brad Smith, Tim Leshan, Joann Boughman
What is Science Policy? How does it impact the lives and research of scientists? What are the differences between the private and public policy sectors? Come meet folks who've decicated their lives to policy work!
Wed Jan 26, 11am-01:00pm, 68-181

Science Writing and Publishing
Katja Brose, Gretchen Halpert
Do you secretly like writing? Afraid to talk about it or admit it to friends and family? Come meet people who have made scientific writing and publishing their lives!
Thu Jan 27, 11am-01:00pm, 68-121
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