Career Day offers a wide
variety of speakers
Cougar News Services
The fifth annual Bioscience Career Day,
sponsored by the UH Biology and Biochemistry department, is today and will
from graduate and undergraduate schools
and Houston companies to help place students in various positions. Participants
can learn more about
summer internships, potential jobs and
tips on gaining acceptance into graduate and medical schools.
The following is a list of speakers for
the event. Speakers will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with all presentations
taking place in the
10:30 a.m.: University of Texas M.D. Anderson
Cancer Center Peter Hu, executive coordinator, Cytogenic Technology
Program and Medical
11 a.m.: UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Allied Health Program Christina Alapat, program director, Histotechnology
11:30 a.m.: BioHouston (formerly Southeast
Texas Biotech Park) John E. Walsh Jr., president; Tim Graves, operation
manager and Arthur
Vailas, UH vice chancellor of research
and intellectual property
Noon: UH Law Center Tanya Darnell,
assistant director of admissions.
12:30 p.m.: Sigma-Genosys "Gene Expression
for Fun & Profit" Paul Appreddu, principal scientist.
1 p.m.: UT Houston Graduate Program in
Biomedical Science Victoria Knutson, assistant dean of admissions.
1:30 p.m.: National Science Foundation
GK-12 Fellows Program Julie Overlease, Rice University program coordinator
2 p.m.: Baylor College of Medicine and
Allied Health Programs Kathy Crawford, program coordinator and Melody
2:30 p.m.: Quest Diagnostics Dee
Vu, human resources director
3 p.m.: UH College of Pharmacy "Overview
of Admissions Process" Paige Pitman, director of recruitment
3:30 p.m.: Princeton Review "Tips on Getting
into Grad School" Linda Guardiola, graduate outreach director.
For more information on the Bioscience
Career Day, visit www.uh.edu/uhcareerday.