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A Microbiology Career in the United States Army

A Microbiology Career in the United States Army

There are many options for newly graduated Ph.D.s and postdoctoral fellows looking for non-academic career paths. One of the lesser-known options is a Research Microbiologist in the United States Army. I interviewed Dr. Gina L. Griffith to find out how she started her microbiology career in the military.  Dr. Griffith has a B.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Oklahoma and a Ph.D. in Pathology/Immunology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC). She completed her first postdoc at the Dean McGee Eye Institute in the Department of Ophthalmology at OUHSC, after which she joined the United States Army Institute for Surgical Research (USAISR) as a postdoc in the... Read more

Making the Most When Starting a New Job

Making the Most When Starting a New Job

The first few months of a new job are critical in building your foundation for future success. But in all the excitement, many people miss the opportunity. If you take it slow, refine your presentation, and build your relationships, your first few months can be a springboard to your career development. Read more

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