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Upcoming Meetings

ASIP Trainee Hangout - Making Tough Decisions in Your Career: How to Find the Right Lab and Mentor

September 27, 2022
6:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Hosts: Alexander Sougiannis, PhD, Daisy Y. Shu, PhD, Michelle Alves, PhD
Special Guest: Roberto M. Mota Alvidrez, MD

In your scientific research career, you will be faced with many difficult decisions. In this trainee hangout, bring all your questions about career directions such as finding the right lab, or what to look for in a mentor and how to navigate after choosing the lab. This event will be held the night before PISA2022 so it’ll be a fun opportunity to meet all the ASIP trainees. Bring along a drink to this virtual hangout for our ice breaker!

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Alexander Sougiannis, PhDAlexander Sougiannis, PhD

Daisy Y. Shu, PhDDaisy Y. Shu, PhD

Michelle Alves, PhDMichelle Alves, PhD

Roberto M. Mota Alvidrez, MDRoberto M. Mota Alvidrez, MD

PISA 2022 Career Development Session: How to Obtain Funding

September 29, 2022
10:00 AM Eastern Time
Daisy Shu, PhD, Schepens Eye Research Institute
Elaine Bearer, MD, PhD, University of New Mexico Health Science Center
George Perry, PhD, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Staci Weaver, PhD Candidate, Indiana University School of Medicine

Interested in applying to an F31, pilot/society grant, or travel award? Join us as we decide what it takes to get grants! We will cover topics relevant to the application process including how to keep up your online profile and best practices in grant applications.

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Alexander Sougiannis, PhDDaisy Shu, PhD

Elaine Bearer, MD, PhDElaine Bearer, MD, PhD

George Perry, PhDGeorge Perry, PhD

Staci Weaver, PhD CandidateStaci Weaver, PhD Candidate

PISA 2022 Career Development Session: PhD to Postdoc Transition

September 30, 2022
10:00 AM Eastern Time

Vik Meadows, PhD, Rutgers University
Janiece Glover, PhD Student, Medical University of South Carolina

Nathaniel Lartey, PhD, University of Michigan Medical School
Lauren Walker, PhD, Rutgers University
Daenique Jengelley, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine
Kristen Engevik, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

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Nathaniel Lartey, PhDNathaniel Lartey, PhD

Lauren Walker, PhDLauren Walker, PhD

Daenique Jengelley, PhDDaenique Jengelley, PhD

Kristen Engevik, PhDKristen Engevik, PhD

Young Investigator Keynote Seminar Series – 2022

Thomas Gebert

October 19, 2022
12:00 PM (EDT)
Investigating Calcium Dysregulation and Viral Virulence Using Forward and Reverse Genetics
Thomas Gebert, MD-PhD Candidate
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX

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Young Investigator Keynote Seminar Series – 2022

Iqra Pervaiz

November 16, 2022
12:00 PM (EDT)
Modeling Glut1 Deficiency Syndrome at the Human Blood-Brain Barrier In Vitro Using CRISPR-Cas9 Edited Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Iqra Pervaiz, PhD Candidate
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Texas Tech University of Health Sciences, Lubbock, TX

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Young Investigator Keynote Seminar Series – 2022

Ramon Bossardi Ramos

December 14, 2022
12:00 PM (EDT)
Mechanisms of IL-6-driven Endothelial Dysfunction
Ramon Bossardi Ramos, PhD
Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

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Upcoming Webinars

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Virtual Talk - An Update on Triple Negative Breast Cancer Therapeutics: Physician-Scientist and Patient Advocate Perspectives

October 13, 2022
12:00 PM Eastern Time

Dr. Goff will speak about current therapeutic strategies including immunotherapy in the treatment of triple negative breast cancer. Ms. Cook will talk about her experience of being diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and as a patient advocate.


  • Clinician-Scientist: Dr. Stephanie L. Goff, MD, FACS Associate Research Physician
    National Cancer Institute, Surgery Branch, Center for Cancer Research
  • Breast Cancer Advocate: Ms. Charmáine Cook
    Dana Farber Breast Cancer Patient Advocate

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ASIP-HCS-ASMB Webinar: Family Life Balance in Science Careers: How to Balance It All?

October 26, 2022
12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

This webinar aims to share the approach to finding family-life balance in science from a group of panelists at different career stages. We aim to share the common strategies people use to balance family and career while finding a sense of support from our scientific community. We will showcase how our common scientific endeavors relate to having a fulfilling personal life while building a stronger network and support.

Moderator: Roberto M. Mota Alvidrez, MD

  • Diane Bielenberg, PhD, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Jonathon Homeister, PhD, University of North Carolina
  • Joanne Murphy-Ullrich, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Scott Tanner, PhD, University of South Carolina Upstate

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Diane Bielenberg, PhDDiane Bielenberg, PhD

Jonathon Homeister, PhDJonathon Homeister, PhD

Joanne Murphy-Ullrich, PhDJoanne Murphy-Ullrich, PhD

Scott Tanner, PhDScott Tanner, PhD