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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

Presentation Tips: A Page From Teaching

Presentation Tips: A Page From Teaching

Presenting at a conference has many challenges. As a presenter, you need to succinctly deliver a presentation that touches on 1 or 2 takeaways and covers the diverse viewpoints in the room. The audience chose to attend your presentation with the intention to learn about--and use--the information you share. So how do you increase learning for your audience when presenting at a conference? We discuss 4 ways... Read more

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