Events

Use the “Search” box to find events related to the following career paths or professional skills.
Career Paths: Academia, Biotech, Pharma, Clinical Research, Government, Science Writing, Tech Transfer & Entrepreneurship, Job Searching
Professional Skills: Collaboration, Communication, Grant Writing, Leadership, Mentoring, Personal Growth, Research Management, Teaching.

   

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December 7, 1:00-4:00 pm
$150
cGMP for (Bio)PharmaceuticalsThis lecture-based, three-hour virtual course covers 21 CFR Parts 210, 211, and 600. Topics include the current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs), regulatory compliance, and maintaining a culture of quality for the safe manufacture of biopharmaceutical drug products. Participants learn the core precepts of FDA’s current Good Manufacturing Practices and their direct application to the manufacture and testing of a regulated biological product.

Learning Objectives
· Understand the purpose and impact of CGMP protocols and regulatory compliance
· Recall the history of CGMP and the role of FDA
· Recognize legislation, definitions, and critical components of CGMP in biological drug development
· Comprehend the FDA CGMP Regulations as defined in 21 CFR 210, 211, and 600
Biotech & PharmaRegistration
January 9 | All Day | OnlineAccessible Online EnvironmentsThis self-paced online offering provides instruction on how to design online courses with accessibility in mind. The course covers different types of accessibility needs and suggestions for making an online course more accessible. Hosted by UFIDTeachingRegistration
January 10, 9:00 AM, Online"Inspiring Trust"The focus of this workshop is on the role of the leader in setting a personal example. Emphasis will be on the leadership competencies of “role model,” “integrity,” and “humility.” At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify the key aspects of integrity and humility and have generated ideas and action items to cultivate these aspects of effective leadership.
January 10 | 9am – 12pm | Online
Hosted by UF HR
LeadershipRegistration
January 10, 1:30 pm, Online"Communication for Managers"In this session, we will identify key issues, challenges, and strategies to help managers communicate effectively with team members.
January 10 | 1:30pm - 4:30pm | Online
Hosted by UF HR
Communication Registration
January 11, 2023

12:00-215 pm
Raising a Resilient Scientist Series: Building a Welcoming and Inclusive Research GroupRaising a Resilient Scientist Series: Five units, covering communication, resilience, inclusivity, conflict and feedback, and trainee wellbeing, will help PIs and staff support your biomedical trainees. Each unit will explore ways to manage common challenges in research groups by means of a webinar (to watch in real-time or via a recording) and facilitated small groups designed to build a community to improve training across the US. You are encouraged to attend the entire series, but each unit may be attended as a stand-alone.

For questions regarding this series, please contact the OITE at OITE@mail.nih.gov Please include "PI Series" in the subject line.
Personal GrowthRegistration
January 11, 2023Mentoring Across DiversityJeremy Waisom, PhDMentoring
January 11 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | OnlineDeveloping Your Emotional Intelligence for Workplace EffectivenessHosted by UF HR Explore ways to understand your own emotions and how to perceive the emotions of others. Find ways to strengthen relationships, build networks and find common ground. Generate ideas and “next steps” for leveraging your emotional intelligence in the workplace for improved effectiveness.LeadershipRegistration
January 12 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | OnlineAccountability in the WorkplaceParticipants will define “accountability” as a leadership competency and explore ways to incorporate accountability in their interactions with employees. The overall objective of the workshop is to identify ways to positively impact performance and work culture to get great results.LeadershipRegistration
January 12 | 2pm | OnlineCore Curriculum Skill #1 Zoom Presentation: Every Semester Needs a PlanNCFDD offer this planning webinar at the beginning of each semester so that you can take time out of your schedule to identify your personal and professional goals, create a strategic plan to accomplish them, and identify the types of community, support, and accountability you need to make this your most productive and balanced semester ever!Personal GrowthRegistration
January 13, 2023

12:00 pm
Learn Discover Lead: Getting Published & Increasing Your Visibility
Linda Cottler, PhD,Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, Associate Dean for Research & Planning, College of Public Health and Health Professions
Research ManagementRegistration
January 17 | 3pm – 4pm | OnlineRiding Emotional WavesThis weekly drop-in workshop will focus on building skills to gain more control on emotions and reduce suffering. Participants will learn core mindfulness and emotion regulation skills from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Attending all sessions is recommended as each week will cover a new topic (see below). You are welcome to join as often as possible.Personal GrowthRegistration
January 18, 2023; 12:00 pmGetting Your Startup From Idea to FundingUF Innovate | Pathways Insights Seminar Series
This primer on startups is targeted to students and researchers new to the startup world. The presentation will cover company formation, capital considerations, pitch deck information, and venture capital concerns. Ajay Rayasam and Dr. Mitra Mitri from the venture capital firm OUP will provide both a physical science and life science perspective on the basics of creating an academic startup and how you can impress investors. Register here for the in-person and virtual event on January 18th at 12pm.
Entrepreneurship & Tech TransferRegistration
January 18 | 12pm | OnlineHow to Find a Job You’ll LoveJoin the Beyond the Professoriate team for this webinar to learn how to find a job you’ll love! Hosted by Beyond the Professoriate Job SearchingRegistration
January 18 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | OnlineNow Hear ThisIn this workshop, we’ll: Define “listening” and how it impacts your work; Recognize and deal with the barriers between listener and speaker; and Practice good listening techniques and identify ways to make them work for you. CommunicationRegistration
January 19, 2023; MBI Room LG 101A' 4:00 - 5:00 PM"Now Hiring PhD's: Post-doc not required" by Dr. Maria Urso, PhD.The COM Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences is excited to host our January Career Development Seminar next Thursday, January 19th from 4-5pm with Dr. Maria Urso. This will be an in-person seminar with FOOD!

If you are interested in attending the post-seminar dinner, please email me (n.lewis@ufl.edu) or Victoria (leroyv@ufl.edu).
Job Searching & Biotechplease email me (n.lewis@ufl.edu) or Victoria (leroyv@ufl.edu)
January 19 | 3pm – 4pm | OnlineThe Power of Self-CompassionHosted by CWC
The Power of Self-Compassion is a three-part didactic, interactive, and experiential workshop. Learn skills to improve your well-being through practicing self-compassion.
Personal GrowthRegistration
January 19 | 9am – 12pm | OnlineLeveraging Emotional Intelligence for Effective LeadershipHosted by UF HR; At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify how emotional intelligence affects leadership and will have generated ideas and next steps to leverage their emotional intelligence in the workplace for heightened leadership success.LeadershipRegistration
January 19 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | OnlineTransforming ConflictIn this class you will learn how to build your conflict competence/fitness to transform conflict and use it to our shared advantage for better decision-making, problem-solving and relationship-building in the workplace.LeadershipRegistration
January 25, 2023NHLBI Catalyze Webinar: "Concept to Company: An Investigator's Guide to Starting a Business" While there are several paths to market that are available to innovators, startup companies are one of the most popular. Join Steve Flaim, Senior Special Advisor and Investor-in-Residence with the Office of Innovation and Commercialization at the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute and Entrepreneur-in-Residence in the SEED Office. The webinar will cover when and how to form a startup company, key features of investable startup companies, and important considerations in developing a pitch deck.
If you’re an academic researcher considering forming a company to accelerate your technology, a med-tech innovator in the early stages of development, or aspire to one day form your own startup
Tech Transfer & EntrepreneurshipRegistration
February 1Successfully Navigating the Sponsored Project ProcessStephanie Gray, Assistant Vice President & Director of Sponsored Programs
Personal Growth
February 8, 2023

12:00-2:15 pm
Raising a Resilient Scientist Series: Difficult Conversations, Conflict, and FeedbackRaising a Resilient Scientist Series: Five units, covering communication, resilience, inclusivity, conflict and feedback, and trainee wellbeing, will help PIs and staff support your biomedical trainees. Each unit will explore ways to manage common challenges in research groups by means of a webinar (to watch in real-time or via a recording) and facilitated small groups designed to build a community to improve training across the US. You are encouraged to attend the entire series, but each unit may be attended as a stand-alone.

For questions regarding this series, please contact the OITE at OITE@mail.nih.gov Please include "PI Series" in the subject line.
CommunicationRegistration
February 10, 2023

12:00 pm
Learn Discover Lead: Obtaining and Negotiating a Faculty Position
L. Jeannine Brady, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry
Teaching
Registration
March 1, 2023Effective Science Communication in the Internet AgeKevin Folta, PhD
March 8, 2023

12:00-2:15 pm
Raising a Resilient Scientist Series: The Mental Health and Well-being of Your TraineesRaising a Resilient Scientist Series: Five units, covering communication, resilience, inclusivity, conflict and feedback, and trainee wellbeing, will help PIs and staff support your biomedical trainees. Each unit will explore ways to manage common challenges in research groups by means of a webinar (to watch in real-time or via a recording) and facilitated small groups designed to build a community to improve training across the US. You are encouraged to attend the entire series, but each unit may be attended as a stand-alone.

For questions regarding this series, please contact the OITE at OITE@mail.nih.gov Please include "PI Series" in the subject line.
Personal GrowthRegistration
March 10, 2023

12:00 pm
Learn Discover Lead: Communicating Science to Diverse Audiences
Carrie Miller, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Public Relations/STEM Translational Communication Center, College of Journalism and Communications
Personal GrowthRegistration
April 14, 2023

12:00 pm
Learn Discover Lead: Introduction to the Science of Team Science
Wayne T. McCormack, PhD, Director, Office of Biomedical Research Career Development
Collaboration
Registration
April 5, 2023Team Dynamics and Leading TeamsWayne McCormack, PhDTeaching
May 12, 2023

12:00 pm
Learn Discover Lead: Incorporating Adult Learning Principles into Instruction
Erik W. Black, PhD MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Education, College of Medicine, Associate Director, HSC Office of Interprofessional Education
Teaching
Registration
June 7, 2023Writing Research Papers for General, Highest‐Impact JournalsJurgen Bulitta, PhD