Expert Advice for Setting Up Your New Lab


  • Date
    June 12, 2019
  • Time
    8:00 a.m. PDT / 11:00 a.m. EDT / 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST - Duration: 60 Minutes

Date : June 12, 2019
Time : 8:00 a.m. PDT / 11:00 a.m. EDT / 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST - Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Overview

    After the glee of securing that coveted assistant professorship comes the reality that there’s so much work to be done. A personal website advertising your research needs to go up. Budgets need to be made. Labs need to be designed, renovated, and filled with the tools you need. Grad students need to be recruited and postdocs hired. In this webinar hosted by C&EN’s Lisa Jarvis, three seasoned assistant professors and alumni of C&EN’s Talented 12 program will share practical tips for getting your lab up and running--fast.

    Sponsored by:

    Thermo Fisher Scientific

  • Speakers

    Alison Narayan
    Alison Narayan is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan. She received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Michigan and her doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. She completed postdoctoral studies in chemistry at the University of Michigan in the lab of David Sherman, faculty member of the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute. Alison, also known as the Enzyme Mastermind, was a part of the Talented 12 class of 2016. Her research focuses on using biocatalysts to develop methods to synthesize biologically active molecules.
    Hosea Nelson
    Hosea Nelson is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley and his doctorate in chemistry from California Institute of Technology. After postdoctoral training at University of California, Berkeley, he joined the UCLA faculty in 2015. Hosea, also known as the Bioactives Builder, was a member of the Talented 12 class of 2015. His research focuses on reaction development and target-driven organic synthesis.
    Renee Frontiera
    Renee Frontiera is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and McKnight Land-Grant Professor at the University of Minnesota. She received her bachelor’s degree from Carleton College and her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. After some postdoctoral training at Northwestern University, Renee joined the UMN faculty. Renee, also known as the Spectroscopy Savant, was a member of the Talented 12 class of 2017. Her research focuses on protein biophysics, alternative energy sources, and nanotechnology.
    Lisa Jarvis
    Lisa Jarvis is a Senior Correspondent at C&EN, the news magazine of the American Chemical Society, where she leads coverage of the pharmaceutical industry. After studying chemistry at Bard College and Northwestern University, Lisa shifted to a career in science journalism. Lisa has more than 15 years of experience covering the science and business of developing drugs, and her work has been recognized as a finalist for the National Academies Communication Award.