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URBEST Retreat and Career Workshop

Register for the Retreat (or parts of it) 

9:00 – 11:30 am Career Workshop 

Led by Randy Ribaudo, Co-founder SciPhD, Transferable skills during research training and how to talk about those transferable skills at job interviews. 

11:30 am – noon Burritos By The Box. 

A cash lottery will also take place. To enter the lottery, please send a URBEST IDP and SDT survey  to 

12:00 – 1:45 pm  Eight Speed Talks

20 slides x 20 seconds = 6.67 minutes
Randy Ribaudo, SciPhD
Jon Baker, J. Craig Venter Institute Fellow
Claire McCarthy, Science Writing Fellow at National Cancer Institute
Katie Smolnycki, Program Manager of Business Development at Fred Hutch
Virginia Glazier, Assistant Professor of Biology at Niagara University
Corey Hoffman, ORISE Fellow at US Department of Health & Human Services
Steve Dewhurst, Vice Dean of Research
Derek Crowe, Instructor for Scientific Communication and Visual Design 

2:00 – 4:00 pm Round Tables with Speakers and Eat Me Ice Cream. 

The first table you will register for. The second and third table, you will decide at the retreat.

“Need accommodations?  Contact at least three business days prior to the event.”

All are welcome to attend activities.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 9:00am to 4:00pm

School of Medicine and Dentistry, Various Rooms
415 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642

Event Type

Lectures and Talks, Conferences and Symposia, Information Sessions and Fairs


Faculty, Students, Alumni, Staff, Health Care Professionals


UR Best

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