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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

Factors to Consider for Industry Postdocs

Factors to Consider for Industry Postdocs

Are you in between academia and industry, and need help deciding which path to go down? We describe the opportunities and challenges of joining industry with a microbiology background - some of which include plenty resources and opportunities for growth, while the downsides are restrictions on what and when to share. Read more

Market Specialist at Pacific Biosciences with Melissa Smith
 

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