21ST Century Scientists Working Group

March 31st 2015

21sci Workshop Spotlight: 21st Century Scientist Career Panel

The 21st Century Scientist Workshop is comprised of three workshops and a panel of experts to help you think about the craft of communication, crafting a community, changing the world, and how to leverage your scientific education and training into a wonderful career. We hope you join us April 17th!

 

Workshop Spotlight: 21st Century Scientist Career Panel

1-2:30pm

Beckman Auditorium, Beckman Institute of Advanced Science and Technology

*Open to the Public*

Panelists:

  • George Chacko, Director of Research Information Analytics, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois

  • Miriam Goldstein, Marine Biologist, Legislative Assistant to Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)

  • Christine Herman, Freelance science journalist

  • Patricia Jones, Associate Director for Research, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology, University of Illinois

Panel description: Our panel of experts has been chosen specifically because they represent diverse and interesting paths to traditional and non-traditional science careers. From working at the National Institutes of Health, to NASA, to science industry journals, our panelists have had, and continue to have, valuable careers. Listen to the the planned and unplanned twists and turns that led these four scientists to the positions they hold today!

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