Beyond the Bench: The Business of Running a Lab

You asked and we listened- this is our 3rd annual mini-course designed with future faculty in mind!

This mini-course will address some of your most pressing concerns as you consider the practical aspects of starting your own lab. Each of the four 1.5 hour sessions will be a moderated panel discussion, structured around 5 questions that each panelist will answer. Upon registering for the event, you will be prompted to submit questions for consideration.
Course Capacity: 24
Course Fee: $10

Dates & Times

Thursday Nov 29  —  Budgeting and negotiating your start-up package
Friday Nov 30  —  Acclimation for the new PI: learning the ropes and managing your time
Thursday Dec 13  —  Getting your first grant
Friday Dec 14  —  Hiring, firing, and lab management
All sessions run from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Lunch will be served at all sessions. Participants are expected to attend all four sessions.

Registration deadline is November 12th at 5:00 PM

*This course has reached full capacity. Further applicants will be put on the waitlist.

Participating Faculty

Erin Adams Professor (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) & myCHOICE PI
Bryan Dickinson Assistant Professor (Chemistry)
Nicho Hatsopoulos Professor (Organismal Biology and Anatomy)
Allan Drummond Associate Professor (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
Geoffrey Greene Professor, Chair (Ben May Department for Cancer Research)
Margaret Gardel Professor (Physics)
Vicky Prince Dean of Students, Professor (Organismal Biology and Anatomy) & myCHOICE PI
Stefano Allesina Director of Graduate Studies, Professor (Ecology and Evolution)