Science at the heart of medicine

Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences

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Dec 08, 2015
5:00 PM
Careers in Data Science
Dr. Friederike Schüür
Forchheimer Medical Science Building 5th Floor Lecture Hall


Dec 10, 2015
4:00 PM
International Coffee Hour
Forchheimer Medical Science Building Main Street

Thesis Defense Seminars

Tuesday, December 08, 2015
10:00 AM

Elucidating the Role of DNA Double-strand Breaks in Aging
Ryan White

Friday, December 18, 2015
2:00 PM

Thesis Defense
Raquel Furtado



The CPD program offers a wide variety of workshops focusing on writing, publishing, and interview skills. Past workshop topics included:

Career Preparation: 

Academic Job Hunt: The Assistant Professor Position (1/2 day workshop, 2012)

The workshop included sessions about:

Academic Job Search Essentials (Dr. M. Feldmesser)

CV writing (Dr. J. Schlatterer)

Research Plan Writing (Dr. B. Birshtein)

Teaching Philosophy (Dr. M. Risley)

Panel Discussion (Drs. L. Santambrogio, B. Birshtein, L. Fricker, M. Feldmesser) “Tips & Tricks for Successful, Academic Job Applications”



Mock Interview for a position in Industry  (T. Wilmot, A. Flatgard, Dr. J. Schlatterer, 2012)


Grants & grant writing: 

The K99/R00 grant - A Pathway to Independence (Dr. C Hathaway, Dr. E. Gavathiotis, 2012)        

Writing your K- grant Proposal and Getting it Funded! (Dr. C. Baldwin, 2010)

Writing Successful Research Grant Proposals (Dr. C. Baldwin, 2010)

Group Grant Advising Section (Dr. S. Korn, 2010)

Funding Opportunities at NIH, the review process and tips on how to succeed (Dr. S. Korn, 2010)

Grant Writing 202: What You Need Before You Write (Dr. H. Strelnick, 2010)

The Specific Aims: A Hands-on, Brain-engaged Guided Tour (Dr. R. Nowakowski, 2009) 


Science Writing: 

Writing for Research Publication (Dr. J. Kayfetz, 2011)

Tips and Tricks for Outstanding Scientific Writing (Dr. J. Brojatsch, 2010)


CV & Resume writing: 

Looking Good on Paper: Writing Effective CVs and Resumes (L. Davis, 2009)

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