Basic and Translational Training and Diversity of the Biomedical Workforce


This symposium will highlight challenges and priorities in mentoring and training the biomedical workforce of the future to engage in diverse career opportunities across the national and global biomedical landscape.

Event Information

Date & Time(s)
Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Tri-Institutional Collaboration Network and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Co-sponsored by Memorial Sloan Kettering Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Postdoctoral Association, The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical & Translational Science, Weill Cornell Clinical & Translational Science Center, The Rockefeller University Postdoctoral Association, Tri-I & CSHL Postdoctoral Associations, and SPARC (Successful and Productive Academic Research Careers)


Sally Rockey, PhD
NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research


This program is for the Tri-Institutional research community.



Clinical and Translational Science Center Leaders from The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College
Tri-Institutional Successful and Productive Academic Research Careers (SPARC) Initiative Leaders
NY Area Postdoctoral Representatives


Barry Coller, MD, Physician-in-Chief, Vice President for Medical Affairs,
David Rockefeller Professor, The Rockefeller University
Julianne Imperato-McGinley, MD, Associate Dean for Translational Research and Education, Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Distinguished Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Bruce McEwen, PhD, Alfred E. Mirsky Professor, The Rockefeller University
Laura Liberman, MD, FACR, Director, Office of Faculty Development, Attending Radiologist, Breast Imaging Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Professor of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Teresa Evering, MD, MS, Associate Attending Physician, The Rockefeller University Hospital, Assistant Professor of Clinical Investigation, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center
Ruth Gotian, MS, Administrative Director, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program
Jonathan Ipsaro, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Kwame Osei-Sarfo, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weill Cornell Medical College
Ana Pereira, MD, Instructor in Clinical Investigation, The Rockefeller University
Samantha Sheppard, PhD, Research Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Location Information

The Rockefeller University
1230 York Avenue (at East 66th Street)
Caspary Auditorium
New York, NY 10065

Registration Information