Career Interviews

Career Interview: Brendan Lee, MD, PhD

Career Interview: Brendan Lee, MD, PhD

Robert and Janice McNair Endowed Chair and Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics Baylor College of Medicine Secretary, ASHG Board of Directors 2016 ASHG Curt Stern Award recipient Dr. Lee’s research program focuses on human inborn errors of metabolism and structural birth defects. He shared his perspective on balancing research and the clinic, the importance... Read More

Career Interview: Gail P. Jarvik, MD, PhD

Career Interview: Gail P. Jarvik, MD, PhD

As Head and Professor of Medical Genetics, Joint Professor of Medicine and Genome Sciences, Arno G. Motulsky Chair in Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Dr. Jarvik is a clinician-scientist who makes the most of every minute. Dr Jarvik shared her advice on time management, keys for trainee success, and transitioning to a professional position.... Read More

Career Interview: Ioannis Ragoussis, PhD

Career Interview: Ioannis Ragoussis, PhD

Head of Genome Sciences, Associate Professor in Human Genetics McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre ASHG: If you could go back to when you were a trainee, what is one piece of advice you would give yourself for your current career? Dr. Ragoussis: Decide early on whether you want a career in academia, industry, or... Read More

Career Interview: Niall J. Lennon, PhD

Career Interview: Niall J. Lennon, PhD

Senior Director of Translational Genomics, Broad Institute (Genomics Platform) ASHG: How have interdisciplinary approaches benefited your work? Dr. Lennon: I have found that what I assumed to be a completely unrelated set of interests in photography and graphic design, are actually very helpful for my day-to-day job. Specifically, the ability to communicate complex concepts/workflows/technologies using images... Read More

Career Interview: Gerald Mark Reaven

Career Interview: Gerald Mark Reaven

Professor of Medicine (Active Emeritus) Stanford University School of Medicine ASHG: What academic or extracurricular activities were you involved in during your training that helped you stand out among your peers? Dr. Reaven: I am not sure if I “stood-out”, but if there is anything that has helped me in my academic life it was... Read More

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