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Chalk Talks

October 7, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Shoba Subramanian, Ph.D.

Communicating your expertise clearly to an audience is a critical skill for trainees to develop. In some cases, you may only get five minutes to engage someone about your work or alternatively you may need to communicate your accomplishments and vision in a longer format. One aspect of the job market that is often shrouded in mystery for trainees is the chalk talk. This type of communication involves presenting your research vision and strategies to a defined audience. This seminar aims to introduce strategies to help you improve your short format pitches and discuss in more detail chalk talk expectations and approaches.


Speaker Bio: Stacey Glasgow received her Ph.D. in Integrative Biology from UT Southwestern Medical Center with Dr. Jane E. Johnson. She carried out her postdoctoral training with Dr. Benjamin Deneen in the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine. Stacey is the recipient of a K01 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award issued by the NIH/NCI. Her laboratory’s research is focused on using interdisciplinary approaches to study glial development and neurodegenerative disease and malignancies.



Additional small-group mentoring sessions will be available by invitation to RUA-eligible registrants after these sessions. Apply early to be considered for these bonus sessions.

Application Deadline: October 4, 2021