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News for Alumni

Alumni Profiles Series: Annie Jeong

December 4, 2019
Annie Jeong, Ph.D.

"I would advise students to be open to different types of opportunities, and don’t rule anything out. When people talk about their path, they often say things like, “Oh I got lucky and then this happened.” It’s not just that they got lucky. They were open and they tried different things. When an opportunity came up, they took it. You need to keep open and try different things before you rule them out."

Alumni Profiles Series: Amit Bagga

November 13, 2019
Dr. Amit Bagga

"The most important thing I think you can do [to manage up] is to be open and transparent with your manager, especially if you have bad news. A lot of people don’t want to be the bearer of bad news, but the more you delay in sharing such information, the bigger the negative impact can be."

Alumni Profiles Series: Louis D'Amico

October 16, 2019
Louis D'Amico, Ph.D.

Louis D'Amico earned his stripes analyzing zebrafish toxicity in industry following his Ph.D in Biology, landed the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship, and arrived at his current role as Senior Science Advisor at the US EPA. He tells the story of his career path in science policy.