Meet Ayesha Islam, Adjunct Professor of Microbiology, Bunker Hill Community College.

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I teach an Introductory course in Microbiology to prepare students for healthcare careers. Day to day, I prepare class presentations of the course material, I try to optimize activities … Continue reading

Meet Emily Boice, PhD, Communications & Program Director at Mind Science Foundation

Emily Boice, PhD Communications and Program Director, Mind Science Foundation (www.mindscience.org) Describe what you do on a day-to-day basis. It is never the same thing; it changes every single day. Our organization’s mission is to promote the exploration of the human … Continue reading

Meet Jeff Morawetz, Grant Manager at Caltech

Describe what you do on a day-to-day basis. In the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering (BBE) we provide cradle-to-grave award management for our assigned faculty’s sponsored research portfolios. I assist faculty and their research groups with proposal development for … Continue reading

Meet Meghan Hennis, Associate Consultant at Decision Resources Group

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I use primary (interviews) and secondary (published medical literature) research sources to understand the preferences of patients and medical doctors for various treatments of different diseases. This information helps … Continue reading

Meet Jessica Flynn, Associate Principal Scientist at Merck & Co., Inc

  Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I’ve been at Merck for just over 10 years now and am currently an Associate Principal Scientist in the Infectious Disease department.  Our group is focused on the … Continue reading

Meet Teresa M. Evans, Director, Office of Career Development

Teresa M. Evans, PhD Director, Office of Career Development Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. As the director of the office … Continue reading

Meet Taylor R. Murphy, Manager of Global Applications

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. Manage distribution sales network to bring capital equipment solutions to a diverse customer base surrounding the Western Blot workflow. Develop educational content, provide customer seminars, train global distribution partners … Continue reading

Meet Lucy McNamara, Epidemiologist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis.  My current position is as an epidemiologist in the branch of CDC that works on meningococcal meningitis, whooping cough, tetanus, and diphtheria.  I work on a number of different … Continue reading

Meet Beth Walczak, Scientist at BD Genomics

  Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. My daily activities are centered around product development for a yet-to-be commercialized single cell genomics platform. This includes molecular biology bench work, data analysis, and almost daily planning/data … Continue reading