ORT Webinar: Navigating the Path to Your Dream Career

1024 768 Office of Research Trainees
Navigating the path Speaker Dr. Nana Lee

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February 9 | 3 pm


It is never too early to start navigating the path to your dream career. Independent Development Plans (https://myidp.sciencecareers.org/) are powerful tools to help examine your skills and interests, identify careers that match those interests, and set strategic goals throughout your research career to achieve those goals.

To help you in this process, join us on February 9th from 3-4 pm for a discussion with Dr. Nana Lee, on Independent Development Plans and how to use them to get the most out of your graduate degree or postdoc!


Dr. Nana Lee holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Toronto, a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan and was a Visiting Scholar at Whitehead (Broad) Institute for Biomedical Research, MIT with the world’s leading group of the International Human Genome Project. Her roles in the biotechnology industry include Senior Research Scientist for Ellipsis Biotherapeutics, Toronto and Senior Research Scientist, Product Manager and Director of Application Science for DNA Software, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

She currently holds the position of Director and Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream of GPD for both Departments of Biochemistry and Immunology. She is also the Director of Mentorship and GPD for Graduate Life & Science Education (GLSE), Faculty of Medicine. Her most recent initiative is spearheading the GLSE PhD Leaders Program. She has presented to over 2500 audience members from high school, undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and professionals throughout the USA, Canada and Asia.