Introduction This week’s episode features David Giltner, Ph.D. David is an accomplished figure in the field of technology commercialization, product development, and career design, with over two decades of experience in developing cutting-edge photonics technologies for commercial use. In 2017, he founded Turning Science to provide training and support for scientists looking to transition into…Read More
In this episode, we delve into the remarkable journey of Alaina G. Levine, who defied conventional boundaries and nurtured a diverse tapestry of interests. From STEM to performing arts, business to communications, Alaina’s life is a testament to the power of weaving different threads into a vibrant career. Let’s explore her captivating journey and the…Read More
From Economics to Life Sciences: An Unconventional Path to Academia and Beyond with Ali Divan, Ph.D.
Main Topic Time Stamps: [00:02:28] Music and science connection. [00:04:23] Journey to PhD. [00:09:49] Lyme disease treatment exploration. [00:12:38] Modeling neurologic Lyme disease. [00:14:06] Lyme disease and animal studies. [00:19:09] Mountains and their significance. [00:20:51] Overcoming obstacles and pivoting. Summary In this episode featuring Ali Divan, Ph.D., Ali talks about his career journey and why…Read More
Career Development Advice for Academics Looking to Get Promoted or Find Meaningful New Jobs with Tory Wobber, Ph.D.
This episode of the show features Victoria (Tory) Wobber, Ph.D., President of Victoria Wobber Coaching and Consulitng , a Harvard-trained evolutionary biologist and former data scientist and people manager at Facebook and Google. In this episode, we discuss an array of career development issues, including: – Did Tory have mentors, teachers or family members during her…Read More
This week’s episode features Chanelle Case Borden, Ph.D., Associate Director of Training at the National Cancer Institute within the National Institutes of Health. We discuss a range of career development and communication topics, including: Chanelle’s scientific research in Molecular Biology and what she enjoyed during her Postdoc experience What led her to decide to move into…Read More
The Launch of Career Cognitive City and How Its Resources Support Bioscientists with Rachel Rudlaff, Ph.D. and Tito Adhikary, Ph.D.
This episode features part of the team behind an exciting, innovative, and just-launched online resource for bioscientists called Career Cognitive City. In this week’s episode, you’ll hear Rachel Rudlaff, Ph.D. and Tito Adhikary, Ph.D., two of the key leaders on the Cognitive City team, share details and plans for this expansive, organic platform, such as:…Read More
In this week’s episode featuring Thalyana Stathis, Ph.D., Manager, Office of Career & Professional Development, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, we discuss an array of topics related to career advancement and effective communication for scientists, including: – How Thalyana’s involvement in ballet and Greek dance during her undergraduate studies at Cornell and also while earning…Read More
This week’s episode of the show features Patrick Mullane, Executive Director of Harvard Business School Online and Executive Education and author of book “The Father, Son, and Holy Shuttle: Growing Up an Astronaut’s Kid in the Glorious 80s”. We talk about a range of topics related to career development and the power of curiosity and…Read More
How Your Analytical Skills and Curiosity Can Propel Your Career in Academia and Beyond with Sonali Majumdar, Ph.D.
This week’s episode features Sonali Majumdar, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Professional Development at Princeton University. We discuss an array of issues related to career development, challenges faced by international students, and science policy, including: – Sonali’s significant and successful transitions in her academic and professional journeys and what surprised her and what she wishes she’d…Read More
Finding Your Passion in Science while Growing as an Impactful Leader and Mentor with Srikant Iyer, Ph.D.
This episode of When Science Speaks features Srikant Iyer, Ph.D., Associate Director of the New York Academy of Sciences. We discuss an array of topics related to career transitions and finding your professional passion, such as: – The grad school to career transition – Srikant’s strengths to be a change agent and how these qualities…Read More