Upcoming TIBBS sponsored events

Here you’ll find a list of upcoming TIBBS career awareness and professional development activities designed specifically for UNC PhD students. For a general list of upcoming campus-wide events go to the Calendar section of the site.
 

TIBBS Holiday Cookie Decorating Social
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 12:00pm, the Office of Graduate Education office suite (1120 Bioinformatics Building)

Join your fellow graduate students for a healthy dose of hot chocolate and holiday cookie decorating fun! We’ll provide the cookies, decorations, hot chocolate, and marshmallows, and you bring yourself and your creative ideas! For anyone who is less adventurous when it comes to cookie decorating, we’ll have loads of M&M sugar cookies that are ready to eat as well. No registration is necessary, but please bring your UNC One Card to be served.

 

Career Networking Lunch with Allyson Evans, PhD
Wednesday, December 10th at noon in Bondurant 2076

Are you interested in learning more about a career in science editing? Join us for a Career Networking Lunch with Allyson Evans, PhD, the Senior Editor for the research journal Molecular Cell. After receiving her doctorate in Cell and Developmental Biology from UNC Chapel Hill, Allyson received the Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship and continued her research on the role of SirT1 in cancer at MIT. She currently edits articles submitted to Molecular Cell, which is a journal that encompasses all of “traditional” molecular biology as well as studies of the molecular interactions and mechanisms that underlie basic cellular processes. She has recently worked with mitochondrial functioning and signaling. If you would like to learn more about a career path in science editing, please bring your questions and join us at the career networking lunch on Wednesday, December 10th.
Register here: http://tinyurl.com/qhcm6dq

 

UNC ImPact Information Session
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 3:00PM in Bioinformatics 1131

The Office of Graduate Education in the UNC School of Medicine is pleased to announce that we are the recipient of an NIH Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) Award! This signifies the beginning of a new program that we’re calling the Immersion Program to Advance Scientific Training, or ImPACT. You can read more about the program here: http://news.unchealthcare.org/news/2014/october/life-after-dissertation

We would like to invite all biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to an information session on Thursday, December 11th at 3 pm. We will discuss the ways this program will “ImPACT” you and your training, and we will outline the various program components, which will include broadened workshop offerings, a job shadowing and externship program, and groups called Career Cohorts, which are peer groups centered around career interest area. We encourage you to come to this informal, interactive session and learn about this important initiative and take the opportunity to ask questions about how you can become involved.

Register here: http://apps.research.unc.edu/events/index.cfm?event=events.go&eid=26021

Programs

2014 TIBBS Summer Series: Essential Skills for Success in Industry

Download the official event flyer! Register here: http://tinyurl.com/o7kb2v3 All sessions will be held in MBRB G202. Participants who attend at least 5 sessions will receive a certificate of completion. Read on for the details: Session 1 | Leadership, teamwork, and professionalism Thursday, June 12, 3-4:30 pm Christine Warrington, Consulting Professional for the Healthcare Industry, President, …read more

2014 Career Blitz

The 2014 TIBBS Career Blitz is coming up on March 5, 2014 from 2:30 – 5:00 in the Genetic Medicine Building. Click Here for the Career Blitz Schedule Read the career profiles posted below to learn about the visiting scientists and their careers. Register here: http://tinyurl.com/mymvnho If you have any questions about the Career Blitz, …read more

2013 TIBBS Summer Series: Certificate in Teaching

It’s time for our Summer Series on Pedagogy! Students, postdocs, faculty, and staff who attend the first workshop and at least 5 of the remaining sessions will receive a certificate of completion. UNC graduate student certificate earners will receive a book. Click here for the official flyer. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/azxnaq8 Session 1 | Kickoff Workshop …read more

2013 Career Blitz

The 2013 TIBBS Career Blitz is coming up on February 27, 2013 from 3 – 5:30 in the Genetic Medicine Building. Read the career profiles posted below to learn about the visiting scientists and their careers. To view an event schedule and building map, click here. Register here: http://tinyurl.com/amdeth2 If you have any questions about …read more

TIBBS Summer Series: Essential Skills for Success in Industry

Download the official event flyer! All sessions will be held in Bioinformatics 1131. UNC graduate students who attend at least 4 sessions will receive a certificate of completion and a copy of the book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business. Read on for the details: Session 1 …read more

2012 Career Blitz

The 2012 TIBBS Career Blitz took place on January 25, 2012 from 3-6 pm in Bondurant Hall. Read the career profiles linked below to learn about the visiting scientists and their careers. Go to http://www.niehs.nih.gov/news/newsletter/2012/3/spotlight-unc-career/index.htm for a write up on the event. If you have any questions about the Career Blitz, please contact Erin Hopper …read more

2011 Career Blitz

The career profiles linked below will help you get to know the scientists who participated in the 2011 Career Blitz. Career Profiles of Visiting Scientists Science Education and Outreach, Dr. Christine Adamczyk, Executive Director of the Duke Center for Science Education Medical Writer, Dr. Katherine DeBruin, President at Kodiak Consulting Group Biotech Research, Dr. Suraj …read more

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