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Careers in Science Events

Spring 2020

Con Edison Logo 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.

Please visit often since we're frequently updating our site with new information on events.

  • Thursday, January 30
    "Neurobiology of the Elite American Soldier”
    CPT Allison Brager, Ph.D., Director, Human Performance Operations, United States Army Recruiting Command
  • Tuesday, February 4
    "Science and Security: The Road Not Taken"
    Carl Young, Chief Information Officer, The Juilliard School
  • Tuesday, March 3
    "A Quest to Invent; A Calling to Cure: Scientific Research in the Pharmaceutical Industry"
    Marian Gindy, Ph.D., Executive Director, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Merck Research Labs, Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Thursday, March 5
    "Shifting lenses: Medicine Across Academia, Nonprofits and the Private Sector"
    Ashita S. Batavia MD, MS, Associate Consultant, McKinsey & Company, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University
  • Thursday, March 12
    "My Career Path as a Research Scientist Working in the Animal Health Industry"
    Maureen Ngoh, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Global Preclinical Development-Drug Safety and Metabolism, Merck Animal Health
  • Tuesday, March 31
    "Quantum Chemistry on the Cheap: Stochastic Electronic Structure Algorithms for Solving the Schrodinger Equation"
    Brenda Rubenstein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Brown University
  • Tuesday, April 21 (4 p.m., Mulcahy Gymnasium, Hynes Athletics Center, Keynote Speech for Iona Scholars Day 2020)
    "GRIT: Growth, Resilience, Introspection, Tomorrow"
    Margaret Pisani, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine