ASHG Professional Development Program: Early Career Scientists Panel

Recorded On: 10/18/2019

  • Register
    • Regular Member - Free!
    • Early Career Member - Free!
    • Resident/Clinical Fellow Member - Free!
    • Postdoctoral Fellow Member - Free!
    • Graduate Student Member - Free!
    • Undergraduate Student Member - Free!
    • Emeritus Member - Free!
    • Life Member - Free!
    • Trainee Member - Free!

Panelists will include:

  • Moderator: Neil Hanchard, MBBS, PhD, Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Stephen Montgomery, PhD, Associate Professor, Stanford University
  • Sarah South, PhD, FACMG, VP Laboratory Sciences, AncestryDNA
  • Olivia Corradin, PhD, Scott Cook and Signe Ostby Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical

Learning Objectives:

  • Prepare for a job in a tenure-track faculty position including: how to find an appropriate mentor, how to attract students or postdoctoral fellows to work in your lab, and how to set expectations for your employees
  • Understand the pros and cons of being on the tenure track vs. a non-tenured or staff position in genetics or a related field
  • Learn about career milestones in the academic field and how to achieve them
  • Determine when to pursue careers outside of academia and how to make connections in industry


Introduction to Session with Neil Hanchard, MD, PhD
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Olivia Corradin, PhD Discusses Hiring Mistakes, Running a Lab Successfully, and Having a "Scientific Support System"
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Stephen Montogomery, PhD on Writing Research Grant Proposals, Being a Good Manager, and Running a Lab Meeting
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Sarah South, PhD, FACMG on Identifying Problems, Advancement Requirements, and Energy
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Q&A Panel and Closing Remarks
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