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SPRING 2014 ACTIVITIES
(open to all students):

Post Ph.D. Panel
Date:
 Friday, April 18, 2014
Time: 2:00pm- 4:00pm
Location: GMCS 3rd Floor
Registration: here

Psychology Graduate School Workshop, with Dr. Vanessa Malcarne
Date:
 Friday, April 11, 2014
Time: 2:00pm- 4:00pm
Location: GMCS 308
Registration: here

Getting a biotech job; ads, resumes, and interviews, with Kathy McNamara
Date:
 Friday, April 11, 2014
Time: 2:00pm- 3:30pm
Location: GMCS 307
Registration: here

How to Succeed in a Science Graduate Program
Date:
 Friday, February 28, 2014
Time: 2:00pm- 4:00pm
Location: GMCS 307
Registration: here

Current Ph.D. Panel
Date:
Friday, February 21, 2014
Time: 2:00pm- 4:00pm
Location: GMCS 3rd Floor
Registration: here

FALL 2013 ACTIVITIES
(open to all students):

2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium
Learn about various undergraduate research projects conducted at SDSU and other institutions. If you are a student seeking future research opportunities at SDSU, this is a wonderful opportunity to see what your peers are accomplishing on campus.
Date: Friday, December 6, 2013
Time: 2:00pm- 4:00pm
Location: GMCS building. Check with GMCS 322 for specific room locations.

Intro to Careers for Science Students
With Kathy McNamara
Date: Friday, October 18, 2013
Time: 2:00pm- 3:30pm
Room: GMCS 324
Registration: Register Here

Personal Statement Workshop for Behavioral Science Students
With Vanessa Malcarne, Ph.D.
Date: Friday, September 6, 2013
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Room: Biosciences Gold Auditorium
Registration: Register Here

 

Introduction to Psychology: Research Opportunities for Undergraduates
With Allison Vaughn, Ph.D.
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Room: Physics 149
Registration: Register Here

 

University of California, San Francisco – Graduate School Recruitment and Information Session
With Dr. Ben Cheyette; Website: http://profiles.ucsf.edu/ben.cheyette
Date: Friday, October 11, 2013
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Room:  GMCS 324
Registration: Register Here

 

SPRING 2013 ACTIVITIES:

Post-Ph.D. Panel and Question and Answer Session
Friday, April 19th, 2013
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Room: GMCS 301

Math/Computational Science – GMCS 310
Biology – GMCS 307
Chemistry – GMCS 308
Psychology – GMCS 324
Pharmacology- GMCS 327
Medicine/Bioengineering – GMCS 309
Ecology – GMCS 329
Sponsored by the NIH.NIGMS MARC Program Grant: 5T34GM008303-23 and the  NIH. NIGMS MBRS.IMSD Program Grant: 2R25GM058906-09A4
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Getting a Biotech Job; Ads, Resumes, and Interviews
With Kathy McNamara, M.S. Department of Chemistry
Friday, April 12, 2013
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Room: GMCS 314

 

Education and Career Options in Forensic Science
Sponsored by the Biomedical Exploratory Program
With Kathy McNamara, M.S. Department of Chemistry
Friday, March 8, 2013
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Room: GMCS 324

 

Psychology Graduate School Workshop
With Dr. Vanessa Malcarne
Friday, February 22, 2013
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Room: GMCS 310

 

NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship Workshop
With Drs. Miguel and Feion Villodas
Friday, February 22, 2013
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Room: GMCS 328

 

Current Ph.D. Panel and Question and Answer Session
Friday, February 15, 2013
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Computational Science – GMCS 327

*Victor Seguritan
Ph.D. Student, Computational Science

Biology – GMCS 307

#Ellese Carmona
Ph.D. Student, Cell and Molecular Biology, Harvard
* Travis Stiles
Ph.D. Student, Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego

Chemistry – GMCS 308
*Karina Kangas
Ph.D. Student, Chemistry, University of Michigan
# Greg Solis
Ph.D. Student, Kellogg School of Science and Technology at the Scripps Research Institute

Psychology – GMCS 309
# Lacy Olson
Ph.D., Student, Clinical Psychology, Florida State University

Engineering – GMCS 325
* Diana Lozano
Ph.D. Student, Engineering, Physiological Optics, University of Houston, TX

MD/PhD – GMCS 324
* Uzoagu Okownkwo
Ph.D. Student, Biochemistry M.D./Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago

#sponsored by the NIH.NIGMS MARC Program Grant: 5T34GM008303-23

*sponsored by the NIH. NIGMS MBRS.IMSD Program Grant: 2R25GM058906-09A4

 

FALL 2012 ACTIVITIES
(open to all students):

University of Wisconsin-Madison – Graduate School Recruitment Session
With Dr. Theresa Duello
Thursday, November 1st, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Room:  E 300

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center – Graduate School Recruitment Session
With Nancy Street, Ph.D.
Friday, October 26th, 2012
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Room:  GMCS 309

 

Harvard University – Graduate School Recruitment Session
With Dr. Shiela Thomas
Friday, October 19, 2012
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Room:  GMCS 324

 

Stanford University – Graduate School Recruitment Session
With Anita Blanco
Thursday, October 18, 2012
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Room:  GMCS 602

 

Intro to Careers in Physical Sciences
Sponsored by the SDSU Biomedical Exploratory Program
Friday, October 5, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Room: GMCS 314

 

Personal Statement Workshop for Behavioral Science Students
Vanessa Malcarne, Ph.D.
Friday, September 21, 2012
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Room: Biosciences Gold Auditorium

 

Undergraduate Research Symposium
Presentations open to public audience
Friday, September 7, 2012

  • Chemistry: 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm. GMCS 310
  • Ecology/Zoology: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. GMCS 308
  • Biology: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. GMCS 307
  • Astronomy/Engineering/Mathematics: 4: 00 pm – 5:00 pm. GMCS 313
  • Psychology: 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm. GMCS 309

Register: No registration required

Access Presentation Schedule Here

 

SUMMER 2012 ACTIVITIES:

Alyssa Jimenez, PhD student
Biology Graduate Student Mentoring Session
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
July 13th, 2012
2:00-4:30
GMCS 306

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Roberto Zamora, PhD student
Clinical Psychology Graduate Student Mentoring Session
University of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
July 13th, 2012
12:00-2:30
GMCS 310

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CANCELLED: Statement of Purpose Workshop: Tips on Writing a Competitive Statement of Purpose for Graduate School
Dr. Theresa Duello
University of Wisconsin-Madison
July 19th, 2012
2:30-4:30
GMCS 301

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Andrea Rodriguez, PhD Student
Chemistry/Biochemistry Student Graduate Student Mentoring Session
July 23rd, 2012
12:00-2:30
GMCS 310

 

Students in audience facing Ph.D. panelists

Students ask Ph.D. panelists general questions about graduate school

 

SPRING 2012 ACTIVITIES:

PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHOP WORKSHOP for
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and Ford Fellowship Workshop
Friday, May 4, 2012, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, GMCS 327

Download Powerpoint Slides by clicking here

Introduction to Biological Sciences, Friday, April 27, 2012, 3pm – 4pm, GMCS 310
Vicki Hurless, Ph.D. Student, UCSD.SDSU Joint Doctoral Program, Molecular Biology

Ph.D. Panels in the STEM and Behavioral Sciences, Friday, APRIL 20, 2012 , GMCS 


PHYSICIAN – MEDICAL SCIENTISTS

Kristian Brown, M.D./Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Transplant Surgeon & Assistant Adjunct Professor, Wayne State University

Chemen Denny, M.D., Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Indiana University School of Medicine

CHEMISTRY

Helen Kemp, Ph.D., Research Associate, Proctor and Gamble

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Alina Montalbano, Ph.D., Immunology, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Biochemistry, UTSW

Felizza Quinones, Ph.D., Microbiology, Immunology, Post doctoral fellow, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Victoria Love, Ph.D., Biology, Research Scientist, Pfizer

Cassondra Williams, Ph.D., Ecology-Marine Biology, Post Doctoral Fellow, University of California, Irvine

ENGINEERING/MATHEMATICS

Sonia Arteaga, Ph.D., Computer Engineering

Serena Diniega, Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Post doctoral fellow, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES/PUBLIC HEALTH/EPIDEMIOLOGY

Desiree Byrd, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Pathology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Priscila Diaz, Ph.D., Social Psychology, Assistant Professor, Psychology, Azusa University

Feion Gillis, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow, VA Hospital, San Diego

Miguel Villodas, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Post doctoral fellow, University of California, San Francisco

Adriana Villasenor, Ph.D., Epidemiology, Post doctoral fellow, University of California, San Diego


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