Career Pathways Outside the Realm of Traditional Academic Jobs Seminar Series

"Making the right career decision after graduate school"

Date: Monday, October 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Location: 5330 THSL
Director, GO Therapeutics.

Aaron Groen received his B.A. in Genetics and Psychology from UC Berkeley in 1999 and graduated from Harvard Medical School with his PhD in Cell Biology in 2008.  During his time in industry, he has been part of early discovery efforts in companies that have become public (IPO).  His research in industry has ranged from synthetic biology, aging, fertility, and cancer biology.



"A twist to the traditional academic career path"

Date: February 13, 2020
Location: 5330 THSL

Research Associate, Beaumont Health

Dr. Zwaans received her Masters in Biological Health Sciences from University of Maastricht in the Netherlands. She then went on to receiver her doctorate in Molecular and Cellular Pathology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. With over twelve years of experience at four different research institutions, Dr. Zwaans has contributed to our understanding of tumor suppressors and vasculature in cancer.

Based on personal experiences, she is seeking to focus her research on improving medical care of cancer survivors. She has published in top journals including Cell, Urology, and Cancer Cell. She was recently awarded a prestigious K01 federal award through the NIDDK to study bladder health in cancer survivors.



"The Life of a Science Editor"

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Location: 5330 THSL

Senior Scientific Editor, Current Biology