Videos - NIGMS Workshop for Postdocs Transitioning to Independent Positions

The Advancing Biomedical Research Workforce Diversity - NIGMS Workshop for Postdocs Transitioning to Independent Positions was held March11-12, 2010, on the NIH campus. Download the free Adobe Flash Player to view the videos on this page.

Training and Career Development Resources for Postdocs and Early Career Scientists

NIH Record article: "NIGMS Workshop Helps Postdocs Prepare For Careers"

March 11, 2010

8:00 – 8:30 Welcome / Introduction to Workshop

8:30 – 9:15 Making the Right Career Choice
Gilda Barabino, Georgia Institute of Technology

9:15 – 10:00 The Right Institutional Fit: Focusing on Diversity Issues
Kerry Ann Rockquemore, University of Illinois at Chicago 

10:15 – 11:45 Applying for a Position
Isiah Warner, Louisiana State University
Marion Sewer, University of California, San Diego

1:00 – 2:00 The Job Interview and Seminar
Richard Morimoto, Northwestern University
Tawanda Gumbo, UT Southwestern Medical Center

2:00 – 2:45 The Offer: Negotiating a Start-up Package
Sally Kornbluth, Duke University
Ruben Gonzalez, Columbia University

3:00 – 3:45 How to Have a Life
Peter Agre

3:45 – 5:00 Discussion

March 12, 2010

8:00 – 9:00 Establishing a Lab
Jeremy Boss, Emory University
Michael Zigmond, University of Pittsburgh
J. Manuel Perez, University of Central Florida

9:00 – 9:30 Finding a Mentor
Jo Handelsman, Yale University
Roland Owens, NIH
Manu Platt, Georgia Institute of Technology

9:30 – 10:00 Networking and Collaborations
Sharon Milgram, NIH
Tawanda Gumbo, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, University of Utah

10:15 – 11:15 Applying for and Getting a Grant
Tony Carter, NIH
Erich Jarvis, Duke University
L. Rene Garcia, Texas A&M University

11:15 – 11:45 The Tenure Process
Mike Doyle, University of Maryland
David Burgess, Boston College

1:00 – 2:00 Teaching
Mike Summers, University of Maryland
Andrea Morris, Haverford College
Ian Shipsey, Purdue University

2:00 – 3:00 Non-Academic Careers: NIH Intramural Program, Industry, Law, Science Writing
Carole Bewley, NIH
Alison Davis, NIH Contractor
Edwin Flores, Chalker Flores, LLC
Ernest Márquez, NIH

3:00 – 4:00 Balancing Research/Teaching/Family/Other Commitments
Sally Kornbluth, Duke University
Ahna Skop, University of Wisconsin
Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, University of Utah

4:00 – 4:30 Wrap-up