Mentoring for Diverse Careers: Mentor and Protégé Perspectives
Get information on how to approach your mentor or advisor about taking “alternative” career paths and how to handle these situations if a mentee approaches you for advice on a non-traditional career path. Speakers: Lisamarie Collins, Jessica Schwartz and Maria Urso. The EB 2015 Mentoring Symposium will be held Wednesday, April 1, from 8:00-10:00 a.m. in the BCEC Room 205B.
The APS History Group has organized a session to appeal to space fanatics bringing together three astronauts discussing “Neuroplasticity in Space: Reflections from the STS-90 Neurolab Space Shuttle Crew.” Wednesday, April 1, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the BCEC Room 210A.
Scientists as Supervisors: Hiring, Firing, and Beyond
Supervisory and management skills are essential for scientists’ success both inside and outside of research. Learn about 1) hiring and firing (finding the right employees), 2) resource and personnel management, and 3) conflict resolution. Speakers: Michael B. Reid, Kim Barrett and Francine Montemurro. The EB 2015 Trainee Symposium will be held Wednesday, April 1, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the BCEC Room 206A.
Nobel Prize Lecture: Seven Transmembrane Receptors
This lecture will be presented by Robert J. Lefkowitz of Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University Medical Center, who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The lecture will be followed by a meet-and-greet reception with Dr. Lefkowitz where attendees can be photographed with him.
The APS Closing Party features a full dinner buffet, cash bar and entertainment as a way to wind-down after a week of intense learning (and possible brain overload)! Come enjoy a meal and music with your colleagues before heading back home to apply what you’ve learned. Music is provided by a band of GI Physiologists aptly named GI Distress. This event is open to all physiology registrants at a cost of $25. Wednesday, April 1, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. in the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel Marina Ballroom.