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Mentoring and Management Skills for Scientists and Engineers














Wei Chen, Ph.D., Wilson-Cook Professor in Engineering Design, Northwestern University

Suzanne Conzen, MD, Professor of Hematology/Oncology, Medicine, University of Chicago


Jeri Logemann, Ph.D., Ralph and Jean Sundin Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University


Jill Pelling, Ph.D., Joseph C. Calandra Professor of Pathology and Toxicology, Northwestern University 



This session introduces strategies for directing research and people in the laboratory. The use of project planning and effective time management in the day-to-day operation of an early scientist’s lab will be described.  Participants will learn how to achieve an operational, productive, and loyal workgroup.  Strategies for optimizing the professional development of individuals in and out of your laboratory will also be discussed.  

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

8:30-9:00 am Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am-12:00 pm Program

University of Chicago Gleacher Center

450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Room 400

Chicago, IL