Plant Biology 2015 Career Chats: Get answers to your career path questions

Below is a list of the scheduled Career Chats and panelists that will take place in the Career Center at Plant Biology 2015.  Come prepared and bring your plant science career path questions. Attend as many as you want, there is no registration required.

Schedule and speakers subject to change.

Monday, July 27
12:00 – 1:30 PM – Plant Science Careers in Industry
Panelists: Frank Dohleman, Crop Physiology Team Lead at Monsanto; Phil Taylor, Operations Lead for Science Strategy Organizations at Monsanto; Manju  Gupta, Trait Product Development at Dow AgroSciences, Dave Jensen, President and CEO of CTI Executive Search
(in the Career Center area)

Tuesday, July 28
11:00 – 12:30 PM – Plant Science Careers in Government and Agencies
Panelists: Elizabeth Ainsworth, USDA-ARS scientist and Associate Professor of Plant Biology at University of Illinois, University of Illinois; David Horvath, USDA-ARS Senior Research Plant Physiologist
(in the Career Center Area)

11:00 – 12:30 PM – Plant Science Careers in K-12 and Undergraduate Education
Panelists: Csengel Barta, Assistant Professor of Biology at Missouri Western State University; Mary Williams, Editor of Teaching Tools in Plant Biology at ASPB
(in the Resume Review Area)

Wednesday, July 29
11:00 – 12:30 PM – Plant Science Careers in Academic Research
Panelists: Daniella Floss, Senior Postdoctoral Scientist at Boyce Thompson Institute; Georg Jander, Professor at Boyce Thompson Institute; C. Robertson McClung, Professor at Dartmouth College; Jonathan Monroe, Professor at James Madison University
(in the Career Center area)

11:00 – 12:30 PM – Plant Science Careers in Advocacy
Panelists: Tyrone Spady, Director of Legislative and Public Affairs at ASPB; Ruth Bastow, Executive Director of the Global Plant Council; Karen Mowrer, Government Relations Associate at Lewis-Burke Associates.
(in the Resume Review area)

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See you in the Career Center at Plant Biology 2015!  
Don’t forget to sign up to have your resume reviewed.  You must sign up by July 20 to ensure your time slot!


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