Winter Quarter Seminars 2017

All seminars are held in BSLC 008 unless otherwise noted.

Jan 6th 3:00 pm Networking Workshop GCIS 301  Briana Konnick, PhD – Asst Dir, STEM Career Development, UChicago GRAD.

Jan 13th 4:00 pm Careers in Consulting Joint event with myCHOICE hosting Sean Sheridan, PhD, MBA Principal at Charles River Associates and Joanna Wroblewska, PhD Consultant at Boston Consulting Group.

Jan 20th 4:00 pm Academia: How to Interview   Panel discussion with a faculty search committee member, recent faculty hire, and a postdoc who recently went through the interview process. Speakers: Joseph Pierre, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar in Medicine and to be confirmed.

Jan 27th 4:00 pm Postdoc Grants: Individual NIH F Fellowships Tips for the F32 submission process and the new F99/K00 in NINDS and NCI with Nancy Schwartz, PhD Dean & Director of Postdoctoral Affairs and Erin Heckler, PhD Postdoc Affairs Admin.

Feb 3rd 3:00 pm Interview best practices for non-academic positions - build a narrative workshop Ilanit Loewy Shacham, GRADTalk Coordinator

Feb 10th 3:30 pm Tax Information for Postdocs with UChicago Tax Analysts Angie Gleghorn and Emily Stephenson 

Feb 17th 4:00 pm Financial Goal Setting Dan Wood, CFA and Financial Coach at Next Door for State Farm. How to identify financial goals and develop a plan to meet your future needs.

*Thursday* Feb 23rd 3:30pm GCIS 301  New Faculty Seminar and Social Recent faculty hires will give lightning talks on their current research followed by a networking reception. Learn about cutting edge research in the BSD, the transition to academic faculty, and make new connections!

March 3rd 4:00 pm Careers in Intellectual Property Law joint event with myCHOICE, hosting speakers Louis E. Fogel, JD Patent Attorney; Karen Deak, PhD Director of Master of Science in Patent law and commercialization Specialist at Notre Dame; Slava Elkin, JD Patent Attorney

*Tuesday* March 7th 5-6:30pm You, Too, Can Peer Review! A Guide for Contributing to the Peer Review Process We will host a live viewing of this New York Academy of Sciences - Science Alliance seminar on the peer review process.

March 10th 3:00pm Ethics Seminar for Postdocs - Rigor and Reproducibility **BSLC 240** with Stephen Meredith, PhD Professor in BMB, Pathology, and Neurology. Ethics training is offered once per quarter for postdocs. Postdoctoral Fellows on NIH T32 or F32 mechanisms are required to complete Ethics training every year.

March 17th no seminar National Postdoctoral Association Annual Meeting