CABTRAC is pleased to offer this mentoring session for pre- and post-doctoral fellows on Wednesday, July 20 at 4pm EDT via ZOOM. Trainees will be paired with three faculty mentors for discussion topics as noted for each mentor; there are three rounds of discussion.

The goal of this program is to provide opportunities for trainees to seek advice regarding professional development.

Please review the mentor choices below and submit your top four selections along with a 200-word abstract summarizing your research project(s) and career goals. Selections are not guaranteed; we will do our best to match you with your preferred mentors on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bernard Weissman, PhDGrant writing: What do you wish you had known before writing your first grant?
Carlos Moreno, PhDAdvice on how to manage work-life balance
Channing Der, PhD Career Paths: Academia vs. Pharma vs. Biotech
Danny Welch, PhDWhy improving scientific communication and writing skills during graduate school is important
David Fruman, PhDStrategies for finding and selecting a Postdoc position
Hari Nakshatri, PhD What qualities do you look for in potential mentees?
James Manfredi, PhDWhat to anticipate for a postdoctoral fellowship interview? (for grad students)
Jennifer Black, PhDNetworking: How to reach out for collaboration, advice, etc.
Kathleen O’Connor, PhDWhy should I switch my research topic for my Postdoctoral fellowship?
Kristin Eckert, PhDWhat is the most important thing for someone at my career stage to do within the next 6 months? (for postdocs)
Lawrence Boise, PhDIn establishing a lab, what are the most important first steps to building a strong, organized environment and culture?