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Pluripotent Training

plu•rip•o•tent  
(adjective) \plu̇-ˈri-pə-tənt\

not fixed as to developmental potentialities; especially : capable of differentiating into one of many cell types (Merriam-Webster)

For many researchers and clinicians looking at what lies ahead, understanding the requirements for different career paths can be difficult to discern and navigate. The landscape of the biomedical enterprise is changing and new opportunities are always emerging for individuals who understand what they bring to these potential roles. Though research and clinical training are imperative for the technical aspects of these opportunities, it is crucial to understand the professional development components that need to be addressed.

Another challenge is believing you are prepared to enter one of the multiple sectors of the biomedical and biotech industries. The GOOD news is that you are prepared! The skills and training you received as part of your experience are more valuable than you might realize. Many aspects of your training are transferrable to a number of different industries and several unique roles within those sectors. Understanding how those skills can be applied to these unique opportunities requires additional perspective and research which are readily available to those who are willing to look for it.

For more information, please email CPD&E at cpde@mdanderson.org.

Upcoming Events

 

 


Professional Development Series

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Industry Insights Series

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
    12:00 - 1:30 PM
    Pickens Academic Tower
    FCT 3.5001

    Atul Varadhachary, M.D.
    Managing Partner 
    Fannin Innovation Studio

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  • Thursday, October 16, 2014
    12:00 - 1:30 PM
    Pickens Academic Tower
    FCT 3.5001

    Jeffery Pollard, M.D.
    Director of Medical Affairs 
    23andMe
    Registration not open
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014
    12:00 - 1:30 PM
    Onstead Auditorium
    BSRB S.38012

    Gabriela Lavezzari
    AVP, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
    PhRMA
    Registration not open
  • Thursday, January 22, 2014
    12:00 - 1:30 PM
    Onstead Auditorium
    BSRB S.38012

    Roni Zeiger, M.D.
    Co-Founder
    Smart Patients
    Registration not open

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