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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

Redefined by Academia and Parenthood

Redefined by Academia and Parenthood

We share insights from someone who was a mom and transitioning out of academia. She shares her story on how she found her career passion and what being a mom while pursuing her career goals was like. She hopes her story can inspire others to redefine their own identities and to share their experiences towards increasing transparency about academia and parenthood... Read more

Market Specialist at Pacific Biosciences with Melissa Smith