Bridget Ford, Ph.D.
Session Title: And for my next trick, I’ll need a volunteer: juggling teaching, science, and parenthood in a pandemic
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of the Incarnate Word
*GSBS Class of 2012 Graduate (Ph.D., Molecular Medicine)*
Jodie Gray, Ph.D.
Session Titles: Your Digital Footprint- Make a Personal Website! & Navigating the Digital Job Market
Researcher, Private Industry
*GSBS Class of 2020 Graduate (Ph.D., Radiological Sciences-Human Imaging)*
Carmen Hinojosa-Laborde, Ph.D.
Session Title: Research in a Military Lab vs. Academia
Research Physiologist, US Army Institute of Surgical Research
*GSBS Class of 1985 Graduate (Ph.D., Pharmacology)*
Kristen McConnell, Ph.D.
Session Title: From Airplanes to Atoms–The Journey of a Medical Physicist
Assistant Professor, The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Radiation Oncology
*GSBS Class of 2018 Graduate (Ph.D., Radiological Sciences–Therapy Medical Physics)*
Calais Prince, Ph.D.
Session Title: Dr. Calais Prince: Thoughts On How To Navigate A Career In Science Policy
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellow Department of Defense
*GSBS Class of 2017 Graduate (Ph.D., Cellular and Structural Biology – Genetics, Genomics and Development)*
Lauren Cornell, Ph.D. (and the Novothelium team)
Session Title: From Student to Entrepreneur: Taking an Alternative Path/ Building Your Own Career
Co-Founder/CEO of Novothelium
*GSBS Class of 2012 & 2019 Graduate, (Ph.D, Translational Science and M.S., Biomedical Engineering)*
Rachele Berria, M.D./Ph.D.
Session Title: Drug Development in the Time of Coronavirus
Vice President, US Medical BioPharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca
*GSBS Class of 2003 Graduate (M.S., Clinical Investigation*
Ngoni Madungwe, Ph.D.
Session Title: Lessons from Transitioning to the Pharma Industry During COVID-19
Process Development Scientist, Amgen Inc.
*GSBS Class of 2020 Graduate (Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering)*
Xiaoban Xin, Ph.D., J.D.
Session Title: My Career As a Patent Attorney
Patent Attorney Company Name Johnson, Marcou & Isaacs, LLC
*GSBS Class of 2011 Graduate (Ph.D. in Cellular and Structural Biology)*
Chris Johnson, Ph.D.
Session Title: Alzheimer’s Disease: The Trip Back in Time Model
Clinical Professor of Sociology in Dementia and Aging Studies Program at Texas State University, San Marcos
Ketan Marballi, Ph.D.
Session Title: Careers in Scientific and Medical Writing
Research Associate, Syracuse University
*GSBS Class of 2013 Graduate (Ph.D., Cellular and Structural Biology)*
Pramod K. Mishra, Ph.D.
Session Title: Clinical molecular diagnostics: an alternative career path in biomedical sciences
Founder and COO, iGenomeDx Inc
*GSBS Class of 2011 Graduate (Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology)*
Session Title: International Student Discussion: Around The World In 30 minutes
President, UT Health San Antonio Graduate School International Club
Theodore Price, Ph.D.
Session Title: Advice on Starting A Lab In Academia
Professor and Director of Center for Advanced Pain Studies, UT Dallas
*GSBS Class of 2004 Graduate (Ph.D., Pharmacology)*
Marya Chaney, Ph.D.
Session Title: What it’s like to transition from an academic researcher role to an industry/management role
Clinical Director, Early Oncology Development, Merck & Co., Inc
Anna Mancha-Ramirez, Ph.D.
Session Title: Creative Disobedience and the Art of Shedding Imaginary Rules
Scientist at Procter & Gamble
*GSBS Class of 2017 Graduate (Ph.D., Cellular and Structural Biology)*
Tiffany Kelley – Ph.D., MBA, RN
Session Title: Building a Career Trajectory by Knowing Oneself and Knowing the Patient
DeLuca Foundation Visiting Professor for Innovation & New Knowledge; Founder & CEO, Nightingale Apps; Founder & CEO, ICare Nursing Solutions; Editorial Board Member, American Nurse
Henry Miller, M.S.
Session Title: Want To Learn Bioinformatics? Here’s How.
Graduate Student, UT Health San Antonio
Mary Bradley, MLA
Session Title: Quick Tips for CVs & Resumes
Director of the Office of Career Development, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UT Health San Antonio
David Weiss, Ph.D.
Session Title: Closing Remarks by Dr. Weiss
Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UT Health San Antonio
Graduate Student Virtual Social
This will be led by Holly Parenica and Alia Mallah.