2021-2022 Panels

2021 Keynote  Speaker

Dr. Kemi Doll

Navigating Independence: A Readiness Assessment for your Career 

2021 Kickoff Panels - May 2021

Building a research program; positioning yourself for success on the job market; navigating multiple marginalized identities; how to give a chalk talk

Cassandra Extavour

Harvard University

Yukiko Yamashita

Whitehead Institute/MIT/HHMI

Andrea Gomez

UC Berkeley

David Julius

UCSF

Ellie Heckscher

University of Chicago

Piali Sengupta

Brandeis

Nels Elde

University of Utah

Cynthia Wolberger

Johns Hopkins

Samira Musah

Duke University

Huda Zoghbi

Baylor College of Medicine/HHMI

Erik Snapp

Janelia Research Campus

Charlotte Tate

San Francisco State University

Emily Ackerman

University of Pittsburgh

Romi Ramos

University of Washington

Katrina Claw

CU Anschutz

2020-2021 Panels

The Academic Job Market - May 2020

Ana Maria Porras

Postdoc, Cornell
Incoming Asst. Prof,
U. Florida

Priyanka Narayan

Stadtman Investigator, NIH

Samantha Lewis

Asst. Prof., UC Berkeley

Shasha Chong

Postdoc, UC Berkeley
Incoming Asst. Prof, Caltech

Lindsay Case

Postdoc, UTSW
Incoming Asst. Prof,
MIT

Summer/Fall/Winter 2020 Conversations

The NIH High-Risk, High Reward Program

Ravi Basavappa and Becky Miller
NIH Common Fund
June 2020

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Marcus Lambert
Weill Cornell
June 2020

Encouraging Equity in Faculty Hiring

Needhi Bhalla
UCSC
October 2020

Chalk talk demonstration

Seemay Chou
UCSF
December 2020

Grants and budgets

Ophir Klein
UCSF
March 2021

Navigating Your Assistant Professorship - May 2021

Bérénice Benayoun

USC

Gira Bhabha

NYU

Regina Joice Cordy

Wake Forest University

Shruti Naik

NYU

Sam Reck-Peterson

UCSD and HHMI

Thank you to our original panelists and keynote speakers, who were slated to attend the May 2020 event that was canceled due to COVID19

Carol Greider

Johns Hopkins

Sue Biggins

Fred Hutch/HHMI

Sangeeta Bhatia

MIT/HHMI

Jon Lorsch

NIH-NIGMS

Kristin Branson

Janelia

Ron Vale

Janelia/UCSF/HHMI

Rebecca Voorhees

Caltech

Seemay Chou

UCSF

Mohamed Noor

Duke

Boyana Konforti

HHMI