Laura Green, Ph.D. works with cancer researchers on reaching peers, funders, collaborators, and the public.  These interactive sessions are free and include helpful downloads.

Laura Green, Ph.D. works with cancer researchers on reaching peers, funders, collaborators, and the public.  These interactive sessions are free and include helpful downloads.

Effective Communication in Biomedical Research Series
Session 2 - Peer-to-Peer Communication

November 14, 2017 • Click For Recording
This series is a collaboration with the Westchester Biotech Project,
Rutgers Medical School,  & Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

This session focused upon interacting with other scientists in symposia, lab meetings, seminars, and thesis defense. Included were guidelines for effective presentations, ppt slides, and interaction. 

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Presenter: Laura Green Ph.D., Consortium Project Manager, Director's Office / Clinical Research
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Moderator: Doreen Badheka, Ph.D. Program Director, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Rutgers University

About Our Presenter: Dr. Green is a biomedical scientist, graphic designer and communication specialist, working to match science stories with audiences and coaching scientific staff at Fred Hutch to engage with members of the public.

She earned her Ph.D. at the Victoria University of Wellington, and has completed post-doctoral fellowships there and at the Center for Infectious Disease Research, as well as a visiting scientist at the Theodor-Kocher-Institute.

She is an intrepid traveler and until recently has spent most of her adult life living outside of the US. Now, embarking on a life off the bench, Laura is forging a career in visual sciencecommunication.

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Moderator: Dr. Badheka is involved in developing platforms that enable graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to explore diverse career paths and develop relevant core competencies. She serves as a liaison between the graduate school and various external organizations that include nonprofits, educational alliances and industry.

Dr. Badheka's research has been focused on understanding the membrane delimited regulation of heat sensitive ion channel Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 3 (TRPM3).  Captivated by the intricacies of ion channel physiology, she will remain a lifetime sensory signaling enthusiast. 

She is passionate about advancement of basic and biomedical research as well as STEM education among younger generation. She Co-Chairs the Young Investigators cohort.

Session 1 - Science Communication: General Concepts and Tips
May 24, 2017 • Click For Recording
This session covered key practical approaches to considering your audience, addressing questions, and basic advice on graphics. 
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Host: Joanne Gere, Executive Director, Westchester Biotech Project
Associate: Christopher Kinzel, Associate for Communication, Westchester Biotech Project