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iJOBS Annual Symposium: Sharing Best Practices

Rutgers iJOBS Program Directors:

Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

iJOBS Annual Symposium: Sharing Best Practices

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iJOBS Annual Symposium: Sharing Best Practices

We are pleased to announce our upcoming Third Annual iJOBS Symposium to be held on April 27, 2017 on Rutgers’ Busch Campus (same location as last year). You may park in Lots 51, 59, 60B & 67 without a permit that day. Below is the agenda for the day:

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM:    Registration and Networking

10:00 AM - 10:45 PM:  Welcome and Program Overview

  • Jerry Kukor, PhD, Dean, Graduate School, New Brunswick
  • Martin Yarmush, MD, PhD Co-PI, iJOBS BEST Grant, Director, Center for Innovative Ventures of Emerging Technologies, Paul and Mary Monroe Chair & Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Biomedical Engineering
  • James Millonig, PhD, Co-PI, iJOBS BEST Grant, Senior Associate Dean, Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Associate Professor, Neuroscience and Cell Biology

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM:   Panel Discussion

          Career Development Best Practices for Graduate and Post-Doctoral Students

  • Lisa Kozlowski, PhD, Associate Dean, Student & Postdoctoral Affairs, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Thomas Magaldi, PhD, Administrator, Office of Career and Professional Development, Sloan Kettering Institute
  • Yaihara Fortis-Santiago, PhD, Director, Science Alliance at The New York Academy of Sciences
  • Eric Vieira, PhD, Director, Special Research Programs, CUNY
  • Kathleen Flint Ehm, PhD, Director, Office for Integration of Research, Education and Professional Development & Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Stony Brook University

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM:   Lunch and Keynote Speaker

            "From PhD to CEO; Starting a Biotech Company While Completing a PhD"

            Michael Johnson, CEO, Visikol Inc. and PhD Candidate, Rutgers University 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM:    Roundtable Discussions, Industrial Expectations and Academic Growth:

  • Courses, Seminars and Workshops
  • Co-ops, Internships and Shadowing
  • Professional Placement

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM:    Wrap-Up: The Best of BEST

2:30 PM:                      Adjourn

Have questions about iJOBS Annual Symposium: Sharing Best Practices? Contact Rutgers iJOBS Program Directors:

When & Where

Rutgers Busch Student Center
604 Bartholomew Road
Multipurpose Room
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

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Rutgers iJOBS Program Directors:

Rutgers iJOBS Program Directors:

Janet Alder;

Susan Engelhardt;

Kristen Labazzo;

Carol Lutz;

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