Biophysical Society 59th Annual Meeting Program Guide
Professional Development & Educational Sessions
The Society’s committees have planned many professional development activities to take place during the Annual Meeting. Below is a schedule of all of those activities. Detailed descriptions of the sessions can be found in the daily program. In addition, a student lounge for undergraduates will be available Sunday, February 8, to Wednesday, February 11, in Room 334.
11:45 am–1:15 pm Undergraduate Student Pizza “Breakfast” 1:00 pm– 3:00 pm Graduate & Postdoc Institution Fair 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Grant Writing Workshop: How (Not) to Write Your NIH Grant Proposal 1:30 pm–3:00 pm Biophysics 101: Super Resolution Microscopy 2:15 pm–3:45 pm How to Get Your Scientific Paper Published 2:30 pm–3:30 pm Selling Yourself to the Life Sciences Industry 2:30 pm–4:00 pm Overcoming Unconscious Bias & Barriers in Science 2:30 pm–4:00 pm US Science Education in a Global Context 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Successfully Navigating the International Job Search One-on-One Resume and Career Counseling* 8:30 am–10:00 am • 11:30 am–12:30 pm • 2:00 pm–5:20 pm Tuesday, February 10, 2015 9:30 am–10:30 am Successfully Navigating the International Job Search 10:00 am–5:00 pm Biomolecular Discovery Dome 12:00 noon–1:30 pmFunding Opportunities for Faculty at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions 12:00 noon–2:00 pmPostdoc to Faculty Q&A: Transitions Forum and Luncheon** 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Industry and Agency Opportunities Fair 1:30 pm–2:30 pm Conversation with NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch 2:30 pm–3:30 pm Ten Tough Industrial Interview Questions (and Ten Pretty Good Responses) 2:30 pm–4:30 pm Grant Opportunities for Early Career Faculty 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Networking with Minority Biophysicists: Resources & Opportunities One-on-One Resume and Career Counseling* 8:00 am–9:00 am • 11:00 am–1:00 pm • 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Sessions in italics will be held in Career Center, Room 301/302/303.
Saturday, February 7, 2015 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Networking: Optimizing Your Time at BPS 2015 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Undergraduate Mixer and Poster Fest One-on-One Resume and Career Counseling* 1:00 pm–2:40 pm • 4:30 pm–5:30 pm Sunday, February 8, 2015 7:30 am–8:30 am Postdoctoral Breakfast 9:00 am–10:00 am Selling Yourself to the Life Sciences Industry 10:00 am–5:00 pm Biomolecular Discovery Dome 10:30 am–11:30 am Career Planning and Job Searching for Science Professionals: Academic Opportunities 12:00 noon–1:00 pm Networking: Optimizing Your Time at BPS 2015 1:30 pm–3:30 pm Navigating the Transition: Grad Student to Postdoc 2:00 pm–3:30 pm Teaching Science Like We Do Science: Integrating Research and Education 2:30 pm–3:30 pm Having the Right Stuff: Outstanding Resumes/CVs for Outstanding Career Opportunities in Academiaand Industry 2:30 pm–4:00 pm Science Funding: Is It Time for a New Paradigm? 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Beyond the Bench: Preparing for Your Career Transition in the Life Sciences 5:30 pm–7:00 pm Mid-Career Mixer One-on-One Resume and Career Counseling* 8:30 am–1:00 pm • 2:30 pm–6:00 pm Monday, February 9, 2015 7:30 am–8:30 am Graduate Student Breakfast 10:00 am–11:00 am Ten Tough Industrial Interview Questions (and Ten Pretty Good Responses) 10:00 am–5:00 pm Biomolecular Discovery Dome 11:30 am–12:30 pm Career Planning and Job Searching for Science Professionals: Academic Opportunities
* Slots for the one-on-one resume and career counseling sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis and fill up quickly. You may sign up for a slot beginning at 12:00 noon on Saturday, February 7 in the Career Center, Room 301-303. Please come prepared with resumes, CVs, and other appropriate materials. ** This event requires pre-registration. If space is available, individuals who have not pre-registered may attend. Please stop by the event at the beginning of the session to see if space is available.
Biophysical Society 59 th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland
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