Research Study Group – Patient Advocacy & Scientific Communication

February 26, 2019

What is patient advocacy? What are effective methods to communicate science to the public? Or write a lay abstract? Join us for a panel discussion on these topics and more. Patty Spears, Scientific Research Manager and Patient Advocacy from the Office of Clinical and Translational Research, will host a group of campus-affiliated patient advocates to … Continued

Research Study Group – Core Facilities

January 22, 2019

Join us to learn about the vast array of resources available to researchers at UNC through the numerous core facilities on campus. Speakers include Dr. Christopher Gregory, Director of the Office of Research Technologies, Dr. Laura Herring, Director of the UNC Michael Hooker Proteomics Center, Dr. Piotr Mieczkowski, Director of Research and Development in the … Continued

Research Study Group – Careers within the NIH/NIEHS

December 18, 2018

Join us for a panel discussion on careers at the NIH and NIEHS. We have assembled a diverse panel of past Lineberger postdocs, who are doing everything from leading research groups, to managing scientific programs, to managing funds for emerging research directions. Our discussion will touch on important topics including how to identify positions to … Continued

Research Study Group – Outreach/Science Communication

November 27, 2018

For this month’s RSG, we will discuss the timely and important topic of scientific outreach, communication, and advocacy. As recipients of tax payer-funded federal research dollars, and an aggressive climate where trust in the scientific community is at risk, it is important that scientists are able to engage in our community. We have three excellent … Continued

Research Study Group – Non-Academic Job Searches

October 30, 2018

Join us for a presentation and discussion with UNC’s Training Initiatives in Biomedical & Biological Sciences (TIBBS) on job searches for non-academic careers. Bring a copy of you CV for training on how to convert your CV to a resume and tailor your resume to a specific job posting. Additional topics will include how to … Continued