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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN MAY 2018?



Tuesday, May 1st 12:45 pm to 3:45 pm
NIH F SERIES GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP: PART ONE - OVERVIEW, THE REVIEW PROCESS AND WRITING THE SCIENCE
Where: Wood Basic Science Auditorium
Dr. Andrew Hollenbacher is a Professor of Genetics at Louisiana State University and a Johns Hopkins Ph.D. alumnus. He authored the book A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant that has received a 4.5 star rating on Amazon. This is a two part series on May 1st and May 2nd. You must register for each part or session. The events are in different locations. Part 1: Overview, the Review Process, and Writing the Science AND Part 2: F Grant Specific Sections and Resubmissions.
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Tuesday, May 2nd 12:45 pm to 3:45 pm
NIH F SERIES GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP: PART TWO – GRANT –SPECIFIC SECTIONS AND RESUBMISSIONS
Where: PCTB Mountcastle Auditorium
Dr. Andrew Hollenbacher is a Professor of Genetics at Louisiana State University and a Johns Hopkins Ph.D. alumnus. He authored the book A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant that has received a 4.5 star rating on Amazon. This is a two part series on May 1st and May 2nd. You must register for each part or session. The events are in different locations. Part 1: Overview, the Review Process, and Writing the Science AND Part 2: F Grant Specific Sections and Resubmissions.
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Thursday, May 3rd 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
EMERGENT BIOSOLUTIONS EMPLOYER VISIT
Where: Emergent Biosolutions, Rockville, MD
Join us for a visit to Emergent Biosolutions. The speakers are Kelly Lyn Warfield, Ph.D., Vice President, Anti-infectives, R&D; Topic: Considerations for early stage drug development & Lisa M. Moore, BSEE, MBA, Vice President, New Product Planning & Commercial Assessment; Topic: Deconstructing the Target Product Profile (TPP).
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Wednesday, May 9th 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
CAREER CLINIC: INTERVIEWING SKILLS
Where: PCTB STILE Classroom (Room 115)
This Career Clinic will provide tips on behavioral interview questions using the STAR technique. Examples of common interview questions, why hiring managers are asking these questions and examples of good responses will be highlighted. This clinic will also cover the non-verbal aspect of interviewing and how to create a positive first impression. Participants will practice answering interview questions and receive feedback.
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Wednesday, May 9th 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
FDA CENTER FOR VETERINARY MEDICINE EMPLOYER INFORMATION SESSION & ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEWS
Where: PCTB 113
FDA CVM is recruiting! The following positions are currently available at FDA CVM: Staff Fellow, Bioinformatics, Staff Fellow, Biologist, and Veterinary Medical Officer (Animal Bioengeering, Cellular Therapies Team). The full job descriptions are available on the PDCO jobs board. FDA staff will give an information session on careers, followed by on-site interviews with select applicants. If you are interested in being considered for one of these positions, please review the job ads posted on the PDCO jobs board and send your resume to moladei1@jhmi.edu no later than Wednesday, May 2 at 12PM EST. Interviews will be conducted with selected applicants following the information session.
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Thursday, May 10th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
BCI CASUAL CONVERSATION WITH FIELD APPLICATION SCIENTIST CAREERS WITH JOSHUA CROTEAU, PHD, TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS SCIENTIST @ BIOLEGEND
Where: 1830 East Monument Street Building, Classroom 2-108
Josh Croteau, PhD is a Technical Applications Scientist covering Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, and Delaware on behalf of BioLegend Inc., a San Diego based biotechnology company. His research interests lie in immunologic, metabolic, and molecular basis of intestinal diseases in primates. In addition, his work examined the impact of mucosal diseases on immunological impairment in other organ systems. The PDCO/BCI Casual Conversations Series is a monthly career exploration event where career professionals share their career path and answer any questions you might have. YOU drive the conversation and content.
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Wednesday, May 16th 7:30 am to 6:30 pm
5TH ANNUAL JOHNS HOPKINS POSTDOCTORAL RETREAT
Where: Turner Concourse
The Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association (JHPDA) and the Homewood Postdoctoral Association (HW-PDA) formally invite you to attend our 5th Annual Postdoctoral Retreat! Program details can be found on the retreat website, postdocretreat.jhu.edu. Please join us for a day dedicated to career development, research, and networking!
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Thursday, May 17th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
CAREER CLINIC: WHAT CAN I DO WITH A PHD?
Where: 1830 East Monument Street Building, Classroom 2-108
What can you do with your PhD? This workshop will highlight statistics on what careers Johns Hopkins alumni are in and what careers PhD scientists nationally have pursued. We will highlight what these careers involve and how you can gain skills. The workshop will include a career values activity that will help identify what is important to you when considering a career.
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Friday, May 18th 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
NIH CAREER SYMPOSIUM SHUTTLE TRANSPORT TO/FROM JHU EAST BALTIMORE CAMPUS
Where: NIH, Bethesda, MD
This registration is for shuttle transportation between the JHU East Baltimore Campus and the NIH Bethesda campus for the NIH Career Symposium on May 18, 2018. The NIH Career Symposium is free to attend; register for the NIH Career Symposium HERE. Agenda for the NIH Career Symposium HERE. Details on Shuttle stop locations will be shared closer to the event date.
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Other Events

Tuesday, May 1st 5p
BSPH SPRING 2018 ETIQUETTE SEMINAR AND DINNER (Cost: $30)
BSPH Feinstone Hall, E2030 | Hosted by the BSPH Career Services Office & Student Assembly
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Wednesday, May 2nd 1p
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND THREE MINUTE THESIS COMPETITION
HS/HSL Library, The Gladhill Board Room, 601 West Lombard Street| Hosted by University of Maryland-Baltimore
Thursday, May 3rd 5:30p
BSPH WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ALUMNI PANEL AND NETWORKING RECEPTION
BSPH Sheldon Hall, W1214 | Hosted by the JHSPH Alumni Relations, Career Services & Student Assembly
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Saturday, May 5th 10:30a
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY DOLPHIN TANK
Carey School of Business | Hosted by Springboard Enterprises & Hopkins Biotech Network
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Monday, May 7th 8a
WOMEN IN BIO MONTHLY MEETUP: CAREER PATHS IN PRECLINICAL DEVELOPMENT-OPPORTUNITIES FOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENTISTS WITH FDA CDER PHARMACOLOGIST/HOPKINS PHD ALUM IJEOMA UZOMA
JHTV Ashland Avenue | Hosted by the Women in Bio Capital Region Chapter
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National Opportunities and News

Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) VABeachBio Innovation Challenge.
Team entries accepted through May 4, 2018.
3rd Annual Thriving in an Academic Career Two-Day Workshop.
University of Washington School of Public Health Department of Biostatistics Summer Institutes 2018