2018 AAAS Florida Biomedical Career Symposium

Friday, January 26th, 2018 | All-day | FREE

We invite you to attend the AAAS Florida Biomedical Career Symposium. Join us for:

  • Informative panels representing more than 10 trajectories for post-PhD careers
  • Inspiring Keynote addresses by Joanne Kamens and Jean-luc Doumont
  • Learning opportunities and resources to build necessary skill sets for different careers
  • Connecting with fellow biomedical professionals inside and outside of Florida
  • Opportunities to network and market for positions that resonate with your career interests

This event is free for all biomedical professionals, but registration is required by January 19, 2018.

For inquiries, contact Xinrui Li, PhD (xli@scripps.edu)

January 26, 2018

The Scripps Research Institute – Florida
130 Scripps Way
Jupiter, FL 33458


8:00a – 8:30a | Check-in & Continental Breakfast
8:30a – 8:45a | Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45a – 10:00a | Session One – Research Focused Careers in academia/government agencies and industry
10:00a – 10:10a | Morning break
10:10a – 11:25a | Session Two – Science Communication (concurrent sessions)

A) Writing/Editing
B) Science Education and Outreach Careers
C) Medical Science Liaison/Field Support

11:25a – 12:25p | Lunch & Learn: Table Topics with Speakers
12:30p – 1:40p | Keynote Address: Joanne Kamens, Ph.D., Executive Director, Addgene
1:45p – 3:00p | Session Three – The Business side of Science (concurrent sessions)

A) Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship
B) Intellectual Property
C) Consulting

3:00p – 3:10p | Afternoon break
3:10p – 4:25p | Session Four – Endless Possibilities (concurrent sessions)

A) Science Policy
B) Data Science/Computational Biochem
C) Clinical Research & Regulatory Affairs

4:25p – 6:00p | Keynote Address: Jean-luc Doumont, Ph.D., Principiae
6:00p – 8:00p | Closing Remarks & Networking Reception

Organized by The American Association for the Advancement of Science, The Scripps Research Institute-Florida campus, and Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience.

We appreciate the generous support of our cosponsors.


The Scripps Research Institute – Florida
130 Scripps Way
Jupiter, FL 33458

Registration is closed
as we have reached full capacity
for the event.