Monday February 11 (noon – 1 pm) Sharing Science In A Social World.
Emily Boynton and Molly Miles from UMRC’s Department of Public Relations and Communications will discuss how the Medical Center and other academic institutions are sharing science in the social world we live in. They will provide examples of different types of visuals and videos that get great engagement on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. URBEST and The Public Relations and Communications team will accept original visuals and videos from students and trainees that highlight UR innovation and research until February 14. Three prizes will be awarded for best science storytelling, and the winning pieces will be featured on the UR Medicine Facebook page (URMC’s flagship social media page) and URBEST blog. Healthy Trash Plates will be provided! Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ScienceVideo2
Tuesday March 5 (12:30 – 2:00 pm) The Bottom Line: What You Need To Know About Interviewing.
The opening session will be lead by Paul Dunman, Associate Professor of Microbiology and previous Wyeth (Pfizer) Scientist. Panelists include Shannon Loelius, intern at iBiology (San Francisco); Alexandra Fredrickson, consultant at Simon Kucher & Partners (Chicago); Ryan Connor, content expert at Computercraft Corporation (Bethesda); Mary Grantham, technical specialist at Novogene (Raleigh-Durham); Sreyoshi Sur, intern at Merck (Kenilworth), and Luisa Caetano-Davis Principle Scientists/Facility Manager at the Upstate cGMP Stem Cell Facility. Register at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019URBottomLine