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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
BEST Careers in...Science Policy

Navigate Your Future!

Rocco Casagrande, Cornell alumnus (did research in Tim Huffaker's lab) will speak on science policy and its role in government. He has served as a BEST mentor for a trainee BESTernship at Gryphon Scientific in Bethesda, MD who worked on the Gain of Function Report. Their work led to recommendations on guidance released just yesterday on a review process for risky virus studies. This event is part of  “Navigating Your Future: BEST Careers in…” in cooperation with OISE and the Graduate School.

Please join us for a presentation followed by a Q&A.

Wednesday January 10, 2017: Science Policy 1-2:30 pm in 150 Warren Hall

See event flyer here.

About the speaker: Rocco Casagrande established himself as an expert by writing articles for Scientific American and became one of 10 UN weapons inspectors in Iraq before the war. He is now managing director of Gryphon Scientific, a small consulting company in the physical and life sciences as well as public health, economics and management. See his NYT interview here.

Save the dates:

The BEST Program signature "Careers in..." series merged with the "Navigating Your Future" series in cooperation with OISE and the Graduate School. The next event will be held:

Friday March 17, 2017: Science Communication 9:30-11:30 am 226 Weill

And our 4th annual BEST Symposium is planned for:

May 3 & 4, 2017 in G10 Biotechnology Building

150 Warren Hall
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