Get a Head Start on Your Translational Science Career at This Panel, Reception, April 26

There was a slight line-up shift with the addition of Dr. Jorge Jaramillo Gomez, Associate Director of the UA Center for Border Health, and absence of Dr. Drew. For additional photos from this event, click on the gallery link below. You can view an archived video of the presentations and Q&A here.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday evening, April 26, for the next installment of the Southern Arizona Biomedical Research Symposia 2017, which features a Translational Research Career Panel  and Reception with six panelists including three faculty of the UA Department of Medicine – Tucson.

From left on right, Drs. Julie Bauman, Martha Gulati, Monica Kraft and Prabir Roy-Chaudhury.

Interested in building or advancing a career in translational science? Join us for this panel discussion with some of Arizona’s foremost translational science researchers. Learn about key steps for building your career within various disciplines and institutional settings. After the panel discussion, meet and mingle with the panelists at a reception in the UA Cancer Center lobby afterward.

For more photos from this event, click this link [PDF] or on the image at left. 

     Translational Research Career Panel & Reception
     April 26, 5-7:30 p.m.
     UA Cancer Center’s Leon F. Levy Building, Kiewit Auditorium
     1515 N. Campbell Ave.
     Tucson, AZ 85724

Click here [PDF] to view, download, post and share the flyer for this event.

This event is free to attend, but space is limited, so register now.

     REGISTER HERE | (Unable to attend in person?) STREAM THE PANEL LIVE HERE 


Panel Presentations & Audience Q&A: 5-6:30 p.m.

  • Julie Bauman, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology; Associate Director of Translational Research, UA Cancer Center
  • Jennifer Burkey, PhD, Scientific Director, Critical Path Institute
  • Dr. Mark Drew, Lead Research Investigator, Sanofi Corporation
  • Martha Gulati, MD, Chief, Division of Cardiology, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix
  • Monica Kraft, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Tucson; Deputy Director, Asthma & Airway Disease Research Center, UA Health Sciences
  • Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Nephrology, UA College of Medicine-Tucson

Reception with Panelists: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
     Arizona Cancer Center Lobby

QUESTIONS? Contact: or (520) 621-0598

The Southern Arizona Biomedical Research Symposia 2017 are presented by the University of Arizona Office of Research, Discovery and Innovation, and the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission of the Arizona Department of Health Services. 

If you missed the last symposium, March 15, on "Biobanking Informed Consent: Challenges & Solutions" — click here to view the archived video:

Among speakers were: Leigh Neumayer, MD, Interim Sr. VP for Health Sciences, University of Arizona; Kristen Rosati, health care attorney, Coppersmith & Brockelman, PLC; Catherine Seller,PhD, Manager, Biobank Core Facility, St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix; Anne Wertheimer, MD, PhD, UA Assistant Professor of Medicine and Clinical Trial Study Participant; Mari Pinson, IRB MEmber and BioBank participant; Cecile McKee, PhD, UA Professor of Linguistics and Sr. Director, Research Development Services; and Francisco Moreno, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Associate VP, Diversity & Inclusion, UA Health Sciences.

Release Date: 
04/17/2017 - 4:45pm