CRAFT Seminar Series

CRAFT Seminar Series

CRAFT Seminar Series

 

Naresh Sunkara giving a CRAFT talk on entrepreneurship.


CRAFT (Career Research Advancement Focused Training) Seminar Series meets monthly during the academic year for a lunchtime meeting focusing on career development for postdoctoral fellows and graduate students at the University of Louisville.

 

Past Craft Speakers

SpeakerTitle/ SummaryDate
Dr. James Pusey
MedPace Special Presentation

Discussed Medpace drug development and opportunities to use your scientific background within clinical research.

Medpace.com/careers

5/23/17
Seth Kelly, PhD

" The Ins and Outs of Working at a Small Liberal Arts College"

4/18/17

Chris Pickett, PhD

"From the Lab Bench to a Career in Science Policy"

3/7/17

Joerg Schlatterer, PhD

 "The Most Important Experiment: Your Career"

2/14/17

Nathan Vanderford, PhD

"Preparing for the Realities of the PhD job market." 1/11/17
Amanda Krzysiak, PhD"An unexpected life as Faculty at a Private University"11/29/16
William Chambers,Ph.D."Research and Training Opportunities at the American Cancer Society"     
10/5/16
Chris Barton Ph.D., J.D."A Career in Technology Transfer: Commercializing Research Discoveries in Academia" 9/13/16
Naomi Charalambakis"The Federal Budget-How it works and Why Students Should Care"8/26/16
Dr. Rachel Gerlach"Academia-A Primer for a Career in Pharma"8/16/16
Dr. Yuri Klyachkin"How to know if a Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Career Is Right for You."7/19/16
Dr. Pritesh Kumar"Industry Perspective- Emerging Markets: Play it Safe or Roll the Dice?"6/14/16
Dr. Joan Simunic"The (somewhat) Long and Winding Road: From Bench Chemist to Patent Attorney"5/10/16
Dr. Naresh Sunkara“Entrepreneurship as a Career: Transition from Academia to the Startup World.”4/7/16
Dr. Randy Ribaudo“The Business of Science: Preparing for Professional Careers.”3/10/16
Dr. James Gould“Strategically Navigating Your Early Research Career.” 2/18/16
Dr. Josh Henkin“Government Consulting: Fast-track Career Opportunities for the Strategic-minded Postdoc/Grad Student.”11/19/15

Dr. Kevyn Merten

*Research! Louisville* CRAFT symposium- "Successful Entrepreneurship"10/28/15
Dr. Meghan Mott, NINDS*Research! Louisville* CRAFT symposium- "Careers in Science Policy."10/28/15
Stephanie Eberle, Stanford University**Research! Louisville* CRAFT symposium- "How to Find Your Career Path."10/28/15
Dr. Kinga Hosszu"Careers in Science Publishing."7/30/15
Jason Priem"Altmetrics and Revolutions: How the Web is Transforming the Measure and Practice of Science"5/16/15
Dr. Bryan Loy"Alternative Employment Opportunities for Oncologists- One person's perspective"5/7/15

Dr. Bill Mattingly

"Data Visualization and Clinical Research Informatics"

4/16/15

Dr. Daniel Eustace

"Preparing for Your First Year on the Job"3/5/15
Dr. Lindsay A. Bonsignore"New Roles for N-terminal Methylation in Breast Cancer Progression and Aging."1/27/15
Rebecca Fleischaker and Ted SmithThey discussed recent economic development efforts and highlighted local oppotunities for budding entrepreneurs.12/4/14
Dr. Kyle Keeney and Andrew SteenThey discussed entrepreneurial opportunities for post-docs and highlighted the KyMass Turnpike and KyMass Mentorship programs which connect Kentucky reseatchers with the Boston bio-tech community.

11/6/14

Dr.Keith Micoli"Hope is Not a Plan: Becoming the Professional You Want To Be."10/9/14
Justin Hallgren"The Role of the Nucleolus in Neurodegeneration."8/25/14

Dr. Natia Qipshidze-Kelm

"Combination Treatment with Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Nitrite Protects Againest Myocardial Infarction."

6/26/14

Dr. Lori Millner

"Detection, Isolation, and Characterization of Single Circulating Tumor Cells."

4/3/14

 

See Event Calendar for future CRAFT talks.

Anyone interested in presenting at a future meeting can contact Tiffany Monyhan.