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Ask-An-Academic: A Two-Part Virtual Panel Discussion Series - Students & Postdocs
SCBNA Student Affairs Committee Presents:
A Two-Part Virtual Panel Discussion Series
Grad Student & Postdoc Panel: November 21st at 6pm CST

Are you an undergraduate considering grad school? Are you a grad student considering an academic career? Join our panelists as they answer your questions about life in academia!
Some potential topics include (but are not limited to):
• Networking with prospective labs or advisors
• Finding a good fit with a university or research group
• Developing a research project
• Finding work-life balance
• Finding funding
• Publishing
Come prepared with questions!
Questions will be taken live during the event, or you can submit a question in advance using this link:

Learn more about our grad student and postdoc panelists:

Danielle Miles (she/her)
PhD Candidate, Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Univ. of Nevada, Reno
Visiting Assistant Professor of Conservation Biol.
Pacific Lutheran Univ.
Academic interests: I am an applied community ecologist who focuses on quantifying the responses of non-game fauna to state and federal habitat management actions.

Oluwaseun Matthew Ajayi (he/him)
PhD Candidate, Dept of Biological Sciences
Univ. of Cincinnati
Academic interests: I am a disease ecologist focused on investigating understudied aspects of vector biology that may influence disease transmission.

Courtney Babin, PhD (she/her)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept of Biological Sciences
Univ. of New Orleans
Academic interests: My research interests include conservation biology, invasive ecology, population genomics, and systematics and evolution.

Jennifer Waldo (she/her)
MS Student, Human Dimensions Lab, Dept of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences
Oregon State Univ.
Academic interests: My research interests are in bridging social science and natural sciences to support the effective conservation of marine environments.

Nov 21, 2022 06:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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