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Careers in Science Events

Spring 2017

This program is supported by a generous donation from ConEdison.

Programs take place noon - 1 p.m. in Room 108, Cornelia Hall unless otherwise noted.
  • Tuesday, February 7
    "Understanding, Controlling, and Learning from Metals in Biology”
    Rachel N. Austin, Ph.D., Diana T. and P. Roy Vagelos Professor of Chemistry
    Chair, Department of Chemistry
    Barnard College, Columbia University

  • Thursday, February 23
    "Implications of the Interactions of Luminescent Quantum Dots with Bacteria on Human Health and the Environment"
    Zeev Rosenweig, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
    University of Maryland Baltimore County
     
  • Tuesday, February 28
    "Bio-inspired Nanotechnology and its Applications from Medicine to Environment"
    Ipsita Banerjee, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry
    Fordham University
     
  • Thursday, March 2
    “Why Biophysics?  Some observations on a career, including the training of physician-scientists"
    Olaf Sparre Andersen, MD
    Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
    Weill Cornell Medicine
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University
    Director, Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program
     
  • Tuesday, March 21
    "Information Session on Health Professions - PA, DPT, OT, BSN/MSN, Pharmacy and Optometry"
    Joseph Stabile, Ph.D., Professor and Health Professions Advisor
    Department of Biology, Iona College
     
  • Thursday, March 23
    "Supramolecular chemistry with carbon nanotubes and graphene"
    Antonella Fontana, Ph.D., Professor
    Department of Pharmacy
    University "G. d'Annunzio", Cheiti, Italy
     
  • Friday, March 24
    "Working as analytical chemist in private industry"
    Alexander Söderberg, MS, Analytical Chemist
    Cambrex Corporation, Karlskoga, Sweden
     
  • Thursday, April 27
    "Late Stage Analytical Development for Pharmaceuticals"
    Laura Pfund, Ph.D., Senior Scientist
    Merck & Co
     


Past Events

Fall 2016

  • Thursday, September 15 (McGrath Room, Robert V. LaPenta Student Union)
    "How to Get a Job Saving the Planet: Sustainability Leadership Careers in NGO’s, Business and Policy”
    Eban Goodstein, Ph.D., Bard College
  • Tuesday, September 20
    "Graduate School in the Biomedical Sciences: From Iona to Zika"
    Courtney Veilleux, Ph.D. Program in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers University
  • Thursday, September 22
    Information Session: American University of the Caribbean - School of Medicine
  • Tuesday, September 27
    "Cholesterol and Sphingolipid Rich Biomembrane Domains"
    Erwin London, Ph.D., SUNY Stony Brook
  • Thursday, October 14
    Information Session: Podiatric Medicine, Kim Chodkowski, New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Thursday, October 20
    "Graphite Exfoliation: A Fundamentally New Approach to Self-Assembled Graphene Sheets in Nanocomposites"
    Douglas Adamson, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
  • Tuesday, October 25
    "Math at Work"
    Benjamin Gaines, Ph.D., Iona College
  • Thursday, November 10
    Suture Clinic, U.S. Army Medical Department
  • Thursday, November 17
    "Crystal Deposition Diseases: Biomineralization"
    Jennifer Swift, Ph.D., Georgetown University

Spring 2016

  • Tuesday, March 1
    Noon - 1 p.m.
    Room 108, Cornelia Hall
    Robert Rigobello, Human Genetics Program, Sarah Lawrence College
  • Thursday, March 10
    Noon - 1 p.m.
    Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library
    John Warner, Ph.D., President of the Warner Backcock Institute for Green Chemistry
  • Thursday, March 31
    5 – 7 p.m.
    LaPenta EndZone, Robert V. LaPenta Student Union
    Panel: Benefits of Undergraduate Research-Student Panel Discussion
  • Thursday, April 21
    Noon - 1 p.m.
    Room 108, Cornelia Hall
    “Graphite Exfoliation: A Fundamentally New Approach to Self-Assembled Graphene Sheets in Nanocomposites"
    Douglas Adamson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Connecticut
  • Tuessday, April 26
    Noon - 1 p.m.
    Room 108, Cornelia Hall
    Karen Sutherland, Ph.D., Director, Pfizer, "Pharmaceutical Drug Development Process, Recent Expectations and Examples"
  • Thursday, April 28
    Noon  - 1 p.m.
    Room 108, Cornelia Hall
    Kim Chodkowski, Assistant Director, New York College of Podiatric Medicine


Fall 2015

  • Ariana Balayan, Ed.D. Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, Sacred Heart University
  • Lawrence Kobilinsky, Ph.D., Department of Sciences, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Joseph Stabile, Ph.D., Iona College, Health Professions Advisor
  • "Follow the PCR rule in exploring science and in being a member of the STAR at NYMC," Joseph M. Wu, Ph.D., Vice Chair, Professor and MS Program Director, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, New York Medical College
  • Maria Nagan, Ph.D., Adelphi University, Department of Chemistry
  • John Pennacchia, Ph.D., Senior Engineer at Global Foundries, IBM Microelectronics Division
  • Abigail Scanlan, The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine


Spring 2015

  • "Building up Lipid Legos and Their Applications" Professor Mu-Ping Nieh, PhD, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • “Health professions graduate programs in Sacred Heart University” Ariana Balayan, M.Ed., Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, Sacred Heart University
  • “The Benefits of Undergraduate Research: The Student’s Perspective”
  • Undergraduate students panel
  • "Careers in Forensic Science" Professor Lawrence Kobilinsky, Ph.D, Department of Sciences, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • "Designing the proton roller coaster:  proton conduction pathways in fuel cell materials", Professor Mariz Gomez, PhD, Mount Holyoke College
  • "Incipient Speciation in Freshwater Fish Species from Two Isolated Watersheds", Paula Gore-Miller, Lehman College, PhD Candidate

Fall 2014

  • Richard Person, "Technical Communications - Simplifying the Complex"
  • Alvin Acerbo, PhD, Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, "New Career Options in Interdisciplinary Sciences"
  • Joseph Stabile, PhD, “Health Professions Program at Iona College”
  • Nicholas Krzemienski, "Designing & Developing Mobile Games for iOS/Android"
  • The Benefits of Undergraduate Research: The Student’s Perspective
  • Soshanna Zucker, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences, School of Pharmacy, D'Youville College, "Careers in Pharmacy and Cancer Research"
  • Jaclyn Catalano, PhD, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Chemistry & Art: The Career and Research on Deterioration Processes Related to Lead Pigments"
  • Katherine B. Aubrecht, PhD, Stony Brook University, "Chemical Education for Sustainable Development"
  • Colin Abernethy, PhD, Sarah Lawrence College, "From Low-valent Halides to Nitrides: Adventures in the Chemistry of Chromium and Vanadium"
  • Charlie Cante, PhD, "Introduction to the Graduate Business Programs (MBA, MS), The Hagan School of Business, Iona College"
  • Tyler Merkeley, MS, MBA, PMP, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "Leading Public-Private Partnerships in National Security: How your Iona education will prepare you to lead as a scientist and business professional"
  • Lucy Perazzo, MD, Internal Medicine
  • Diane Ferrero-Paluzzi, PhD, "The Science and Art of Communication Disorders: A Valuable Connection"

Spring 2014

  • Charlie Cante, PhD - Hagan Business School, Iona College
  • Debra Hanna, PhD, RN - Graduate Nursing Programs, Molloy College
  • "I Don't Want to go to Medical School - What else can I do in the Health Professions?" - Joseph Stabile, PhD, Iona College
  • Graduate Program in Human Genetics - Sarah Lawrence College
  • "The Medical and Dental School Application Process" - Joseph Stabile, PhD, Iona College
  • Stephanie Lamassa, PhD, Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Eban Goodstein, PhD, Director, Bard MBA in Sustainability; Director, Bard Center for Environmental Policy

Fall 2013

  • Amy Dorsey, MS, Criminalist at New York City Police Department
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Shouheng Sun, PhD, Brown University
  • Stanislaus Wong, PhD, Stony Brook University
  • John Miecznikowski, PhD, Fairfield University
  • Jon Friedrich, PhD, Fordham University
  • Brian Gibney, PhD, Brooklyn, CUNY
  • Terrence Gavin, PhD, Iona College
  • Tour for Diversity in Medicine
  • Info Session on Research Associates (RA) Program at St. Vincent's Medical Center
  • Marlin Thomas, Rudin Center, Iona College