Careers in neuroscience: life after the PhD

CAN Satellite meeting

Date & time: May 19, 2024 – 1PM-3:30PM

Location: Online


Organiser: Randy McIntosh, Simon Fraser University

SFU’s Institute for Neuroscience and Neurotechnology (INN) and the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF) invite you to a virtual professional development workshop on May 19, 2024 at 1-3:30pm PDT.

The workshop will address career paths inside and outside of academia in which skills in neuroscience and transferable skills from your PhD are advantageous. The panel will provide perspectives from individuals who are enjoying diverse careers, including translational neuroscience research, biotechnology, business management consulting, business development, entrepreneurship, communications, university administration, and project coordination and management. Our panelists will share how they got there and advise attendees on how to follow in their footsteps.

Chair: Randy McIntosh, Director, INN


Clay Braziller, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Faculty of Science, SFU
Brianne Kent, Assistant Professor, Psychology, SFU
Helena Ledmyr, Director, Development and Communications, INCF
Shay Neufeld, Director, Data Products and Analytics, Inscopix
Kelly Shen, Senior Program Manager, INN

This workshop will be held online. Please register to receive the Zoom link.

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Sponsored by

Institute for Neuroscience and Neurotechnology, Simon Fraser University


Simon Fraser University