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On Being a Scientist: Essential Skills of a Biomedical Investigator

Online registration is no longer available, but we will take walk-ins the day of the workshop.

This is a free one-day workshop for graduate students, post-docs, and early-stage investigators presented by:

Tung-Tien Sun, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Urology

Rudolf L. Baer Professor of Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine

Participants will leave this course knowing the skills they must master in order to survive and excel in research including:
  • How to get any laboratory technique to work reproducibly and predictably
  • How to read a paper actively, rather than passively
  • How to write a scientific paper
  • How to be an effective speaker

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:10 Opening Remarks
9:10-10:50 Experimental Design
10:50-11:05 Coffee Break
11:05-12:10 Literature Analysis
12:10-1:10 Lunch
1:10-2:30 Scientific Writing
2:30-2:45 Coffee Break
2:45-4:10 Oral Presentation
4:10-4:20 Closing Remarks

Click the links below to download the workshop flyer.

Dr. Sun’s research interests are in cell and molecular biology of stratified epithelial differentiation. Dr. Sun’s papers have been cited over 8000 times since 2008 (H-index 84). He has published in many prestigious journals including Science, Nature, Cell, JBC, PNAS, and JCB. Many of his papers on keratin and epithelial stem cells are considered “citation classics.”

For more information about Dr. Sun, please visit his website at http://sun-lab.med.nyu.edu.

Questions? Please email Rae Reuille at rae.reuille@moffitt.org.

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