2018 Summer Workshop on Alternative Careers for Graduate Students in the Life Sciences

Welcome to the HOME page for the 2018 Summer Graduate Workshop on Alternative Careers in the Life Sciences. The goals of this workshop are to provide students and postdocs with information on careers that do not follow the traditional academic professorial route (at an institution like CSU), and advice to help navigate pathways to these careers.

Registration is free (with lunch), but limited to 100 students/postdocs
(Each Breakout Session in the afternoon will be limited to 30 seats)


    Kasey Benson, PhD, Director Translational Science, Caris Life Sciences
    Jarred Bultema, PhD, Founder & Principal, Kunnig Consulting
    Stu Field, PhD, Bioinformatics Scientist II, SomaLogic
    Kevin Flynn, PhD, Senior Scientist, BioTechne
    Melissa Coates Ford, PhD,  Senior Scientist, Merck
    Geoff Guimaraes, PhD, Technical Representative, Zeiss Microscopes
    Jill Livengood, PhD, Senior Scientist, Takeda
    Lindsey Long, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor, Oklahoma Christian University
    Ian Marsden, MS, Mergers and Acquisitions Consultant, Pfizer
    Ada Ndoja, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Genentech
    Mike Resch, PhD, Research Scientist, National Resource Energy Laboratories 
    Gary P. Schroth, PhD, Distinguished Scientist and Vice President, Illumina
    Troy Sorensen, PhD, Seed Manager, Western Potatoes, Inc
    Ty Vaughn, PhD, Vice President Global Regulatory, Monsanto
    Andrea Voth, PhD, Science Writer, National Cancer Institute

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