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Careers in Science Events

Spring 2019

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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.

  • Tuesday, February 5
    "Comparative Pathologists In Translational Biomedical Research”
    Amanda Beck, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Thursday, February 21
    "Life as a Neuroscientist"
    Nadjat Serradj, Ph.D.
    Research Scientist, Circuit Repair Laboratory, Burke Neurological Institute
  • Tuesday, February 26
    "Role of Cationic Groups in Antimicrobial Peptide Activity: Toward Switchable Antimicrobials"
    Gregory Caputo, Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair, Chemistry & Biochemistry; Molecular & Cellular Biosciences, Rowan University
  • Thursday, February 28
    "Introduction to Peer Advisement, Success in Science (PASS) Program"
    Joseph Giancaspro '20, Biochemistry
    Sunghee Lee, Ph.D., Board of Trustees Endowed Professor of Chemistry
  • Tuesday, March 12
    “Tracing Iron Metabolism of Bacteria to Develop Better Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Infection: A Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry Challenge”
    Eszter Boros, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Stony Brook University
  • Thursday, March 14
    “The Importance of Plasticity in Nervous System Repair”
    Edmond Hollis, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Neuroscience, Brain and Mind Research Institute Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Tuesday, March 26 (Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library, Noon)
    "Careers in Cyber"
    Edward M. Stroz CPA, CITP
    Founder, Executive Chairman and Co-President, Stroz Friedberg, LLC
  • Tuesday, April 2 (Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library, Noon)
    Student Panel on Scholarly Activities: (1) Why undergraduate research? (2) Introducing The Journal of Allied Health-Perspectives of Social Justice
  • Thursday, April 4 (Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library, Noon)
    "Driving Health Innovation through Novel Public Private Partnerships"
    Tyler Merkeley '05, MS, MBA, PMP
    Interim Director of the Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures (DRIVe)
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Tuesday, April 9 (Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library, 2 - 4 p.m.)
    Nanoscience Symposium
    • "Accelerating Electrons and Slowing Light with Carbon Nanotubes"
      Abram L. Falk, Ph.D., Research Staff, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
    • "The Emergence of  89Zr-ImmunoPET: Harnessing Antibodies for Nuclear Imaging"
      Brian Zeglis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Hunter College; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • "Implications for Human and Environmental Health of Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials"
      Sandra V. Pirela, M.S., Sc.D. Toxicologist at SafeBridge Consultants, Inc.
  • Tuesday, April 16 (Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library, Noon)
    "The Afterlife of Research: Applying your Skills in Service, Graduate School, and Professional Development"
    Charlotte Ference '15, MS Program in Social Work, Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College
  • Tuesday, April 23 (Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library, Noon)
    "Let Me Google That for You: How Iona Prepared Me for a Job at One of the World's Most Valuable Companies."
    Sean Campbell ’16, Google, N.Y.
  • Thursday, April 25 (Romita Auditorium, Ryan Library, Noon)
    Dean's Lecture Series: Erin Whalen McGee '99, Rhodes Scholar and Joe Wiener '10
  • Thursday, May 2 (LaPenta McGrath Room A&B, Noon)
    "What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do? Try a Bit of Everything”
    Kristin Allain '08, JD, MBA
    FBI Special Agent, N.Y.