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Career Symposium 2013, Session 1 presenters: 9:45 AM

Panel: Careers in Science Administration, Room E1/E2

Ginny Cox Delaney, PhD
Organizational Consultant, Center for Operations Excellence, University of California Office of the President

Diane C. McFadden, PhD
Associate Director, Northeast Biodefense Center, Columbia University

Stephanie A. Morris, PhD
Program Officer, Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, NCI, NIH

Shiv A. Prasad, PhD
Scientific Review Officer, AIDS and Related Research, Center for Scientific Review (CSR), NIH

Dwayne L. Taliaferro, PhD
Science Officer, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), Battelle


Panel: Industry: Research and Development, Auditorium


Zain Bengali, PhD
Research Scientist, Intrexon Corporation

Jack Higgins, PhD
Executive Vice President, Translational Research, Molecular Templates

Betina Lew, PhD
Scientist (Toxicologist), The Procter & Gamble Company

Gianluca Pegoraro, PhD
Research Scientist, PerkinElmer


Panel: Academia: Being a Competitive Applicant, Balconies


Eric M. Poeschla, MD
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Maria E. Rubio, MD/PhD
Associate Professor Department of Otolaryngology and Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical School

Wei-Hua Wu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Georgia Regents University


Panel: Career Options for Clinicians, Room F1/F2


Beth Belluscio, MD/PhD
Director, Clinical Research and Operations, Meridian Medical Technologies Inc, a Pfizer company

Benjamin Compton, MD
Assistant Professor of Urology, Clinical Director of Urologic Oncology at The George Washington University

Lawrence S. Kirschner, MD/PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Ohio State University

Jay Slater, MD
Director, Division of Bacterial, Parasitic and Allergenic Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA