Research Training News

Research Training News offers readers an insight into the intramural research training experience and the possibilities this experience can open. Learn about NIAID trainees’ research, their goals, achievements, inspirational moments, and more.

Career Pathways – Explore the Possibilities: Health Outcomes Researcher

September 13, 2019

The “Career Pathways – Explore the Possibilities” series highlights different professions pursued by scientists like you. This interview focuses on a health outcomes researcher, someone who performs post-market health studies. Dr. Brady works directly with pharmaceutical clients to perform retrospective studies on drugs currently available to the public. This work is primarily centered around the analysis of large databases and interacting with pharmaceutical clients.

Career Pathways – Explore the Possibilities: Technical Director and Discipline Director of Infectious Disease Immunology

July 29, 2019

The “Career Pathways – Explore the Possibilities” series highlights different professions pursued by scientists like you. This interview focuses on a technical director and discipline director of infectious disease immunology for LabCorp in Denver, Colorado, someone who oversees a clinical laboratory and the infectious disease testing in immunology. She also speaks briefly about her experiences as the director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Laboratory. 

In Case You Missed It: Careers in Technology Transfer

May 15, 2019

In Case You Missed It – don’t miss the key insights from events relevant to your training experience and professional development, even if you couldn’t make it on the day.

NIH FelCom’s career development subcommittee organized “Careers in Technology Transfer”, held on March 19, 2019, with a panel discussion of four professionals from the field of tech transfer: Lei Sun, Abritee Dhal, Madhabi Majumdar, and Matthew Miessau. Read this event summary to gain insight into this career path.

In Case You Missed It: Careers in Contract Research Organizations

May 15, 2019

In Case You Missed It – don’t miss the key insights from events relevant to your training experience and professional development, even if you couldn’t make it on the day.

NIH FelCom’s career development subcommittee organized “Careers in Contract Research Organizations,” held on April 16, 2019, with NIH alumni speakers Owen Adam Brady, a scientist at BioReliance, and Ritankar Majumdar, a lead scientist at Covance. Read this event summary to gain insight into this career path.

Career Pathways – Explore the Possibilities: Research Facilitator and Business Development Officer

March 8, 2019

The “Career Pathways – Explore the Possibilities” series highlights different professions pursued by scientists like you. The first interview in this series focuses on a research development professional, someone who works to facilitate and increase research funding and activities, Dr. Kristen Kindrachuk, research facilitator and business development officer at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Kindrachuk also speaks briefly about her experience as a science communicator and scientific journal editor.

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