Starting Your Own Lab


Start Date: 6/18/2020 2:00 PM

End Date: 6/18/2020 3:00 PM

Speaker: Olivia S. Rissland, Ph.D. and Prachee Avasthi, Ph.D.
Moderator: Dr. Jon Lorsch

This webinar is part of a series. The full list can be found on our Webinars for the NIGMS Training Community page. As a follow up to this webinar, we asked other Early Career Investigators to share their advice, which is captured in the videos below.

Friday, November 6

What advice do you have for postdocs searching for a faculty position?
Rahul Kohli, M.D., Ph.D.
Tuesday, November 10

What experience and lessons can you share about applying for your first grants?
Ron Do, Ph.D.
Thursday, November 12

What do you wish you knew before starting your role as a professor?
Thursday, November 19

What are your strategies for hiring new lab members?
Sara Van Driest, M.D., Ph.D.
Friday, November 20

What is the best way for you to tailor your mentoring style to best suit the different needs of individual students and trainees?
Nozomi Ando, Ph.D.
Tuesday, December 1

What is the best way to learn the logistical aspect of running a lab (e.g., buying equipment, managing grants/funds, tracking multiple trainee projects, etc.)?
Jeremy Wilusz​, Ph.D.
Thursday, December 3

How do you balance working/training at the bench with administrative duties such as grant writing, teaching, writing papers, etc.?
Hosea Nelson, Ph.D.
Tuesday, December 8

How do you decide on the scientific priorities of your lab?
Sushmita Roy, Ph.D.
Thursday, December 10

How should new PIs balance collaborative projects with their own endeavors?
Cecilia Chung, M.D., MPH