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Past Meetings and Notes

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Notes and handouts from past meetings

2016

  • Janurary 8th: discussion on Spring Research Symposium, Travel Award and Vendor Show
  • February 16th: Heather Moberly: ORCID
  • April 8th: discussion on open house
  • May 13th: Joe Cichocki: discussion on the convoluted grant application process; Sharmila Gosh: Advanced Developmental travel award
  • June 10th: Dr. Barbara Gastel: how to give and receive useful feedback
  • July 8th: Mo O'Brienl: shares with her trip to London, funded through CVM-PDA Advanced Developmental Training Award
  • August 22th: Lee-Jae (Jack) Guo: overview of resources for postdocs and Q&A session
  • September 30th: Amy Thompson from Career Center:how to make a good LinkedIn profile and network with professionals online
  • October 28th: Dr. Peter P Nghiem: CRISPR

2015

  • February 12: Heather Moberly and Gail P. Clement from library services: Grey literature and Open Access
  • March 13th: Mark Mielke, Money Wise Aggie Coordinator from Scholarships & Financial Aid TAMU
  • September 11th: introduction on courses and services offered by Center for Teaching Excellence
  • October 9th: Heather Moberly, the Coordinator of Veterinary Services for the MSL
  • November 13th: CV writing
  • December 11th: Jim Izat from the Division of Research: grant writing

2014

  • January 10: Dr. Barbara Gastel: Tips for oral and poster presentations ( Presentation)
  • February 14: ORCID-See TAMU Libraries page for more details
  • April 11: Dr. Gastel: Authorship: Who qualifies (Presentation)
  • May 9: Dr. Gastel: CV and Resumes (Presentation)
  • June 13: Congrats to our new officers!
  • July 11: Understanding your credit score
  • August 8: Q&A-Loans and purchasing a home
  • September 12: Q&A creating a financial plan (Docs?)
  • October 10: Grand Station bowling and Laser Tag social
  • November 14:Dr. Dominique T. Chlup from CEHD Writing Initiative
  • December 18: Employee Development Ofice - Microsoft Powerpoint "Virtually Speaking" Workshop

 

2013

  • January 11, 2013 Merrideth Holub, One Health Program Coordinator at TAMU.
  • March 8, 2013: General meeting-Business events (Agenda)
  • May 10, 2013: Panel of Successful Grant Writers-DVMs and Post Docs.
  • June 14, 2013: General meeting-constitution approved
  • June 19, 2013: Dr. Barbara Gastel: Mini-writing etiquette workshop: Introduction, discussion and references.
  • July 12, 2013: General Meeting-Dr. Barbara Gastel: Writing in English as a Foreign Language
  • Dr. Barbara Gastel's Mini Writing Workshop Presentations: Abstracts, Tables and Graphs, Methods and Results, Grant Writing
  • August 9, 2013: General Meeting-Dr. Moseley (Zoetis): Tips for interviewing for industry jobs
  • September 13, 2013: Robin Sewell from MSL-EndNote tutorial ( EndNoteMSL)
  • October 11, 2013: Meet and Greet!
  • November 8, 2013: Dr. David Threadgill: Whole Systems Genomic Initiative (WSGI).

 

2012

  • February 13, 2012 General meeting (meeting minutes)
  • April 20, 2012 GSA/PDA Symposium
  • May 11, 2012 Presentation by Drs. Ruth Schemmer and Valerie Balester: Application packet, personal statement, and teaching philosophy. Dr. Schemmer's handouts (CV, Teaching Philosophy Articles, Academic Job Applications) and Dr. Balester's handouts (Personal Statement and Teaching Philosophy)
  • June 8, 2012 Grant Writing Tips by Dr. Bhanu Chowdhary (handout: 1-pager)
  • July 13, 2012 Peer Review by Dr. Mark Westhusin (slides)
  • August 10, 2012 Recent experiences in the job quest by Drs. Ashlee Watts and Sarah and Gabe Hamer (Meeting minutes and handout)
  • September 14, 2012 Bridging the gap: Scientists and Clinicians in research by Drs. Weston Porter and Heather Wilson-Robles. (Meeting Minutes)
  • October 12, 2012 Alternative Career Paths. Dr. Samantha Wilson from the TAMU Career Center (Meeting minutes)
  • November 9, 2012 Representatives from the GTA: From the Lab Bench to the Classroom: how the Graduate Teaching Academy Can Help you. (Meeting Minutes)
  • December 14, 2012 Fran Ortiz discussed the details of veterinary licenses and animal research laws.

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2009