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NIEHS People at the Biomedical Career Fair

A Photo Essay Courtesy of Steve McCaw
June 2008

A host of former NIEHS postdocs, grantees and scientists pitched in to help make the 2008 NIEHS Career Fair May 25 a success for NIEHS trainees. Photographer Steve McCaw took several candid photos of people with ties to the Institute during the course of the day-long event at the Environmental Protection Agency Conference Center on the RTP campus.


Molecular Endocrinology Group Fellow Kathy Gross, Ph.D., center, listened intently to Chin's saga of self-discovery.
Molecular Endocrinology Group Fellow Kathy Gross, Ph.D., center, listened intently to Chin's saga of self-discovery. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Chromatin and Gene Expression Group Fellow Brian Keppler, Ph.D., center, was also engaged by Chin's story.
Chromatin and Gene Expression Group Fellow Brian Keppler, Ph.D., center, was also engaged by Chin's story. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Former NIEHS fellows Destiny Davenport, Ph.D., left, and Karthik Gopalakrishnan, Ph.D., joined Douglas Schultz, Ph.D., right, of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on the panel for Patent Law and Technology Transfer.
Former NIEHS fellows Destiny Davenport, Ph.D., left, and Karthik Gopalakrishnan, Ph.D., joined Douglas Schultz, Ph.D., right, of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on the panel for Patent Law and Technology Transfer. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Molecular Endocrinology Group Fellow Javier Revollo, Ph.D., listened as Davenport and other panelists talked about the satisfaction in careers away from the bench.
Molecular Endocrinology Group Fellow Javier Revollo, Ph.D., listened as Davenport and other panelists talked about the satisfaction in careers away from the bench. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Molecular Endocrinology Group Fellow Jody White, Ph.D., sat next to Revollo during the panel.
Molecular Endocrinology Group Fellow Jody White, Ph.D., sat next to Revollo during the panel. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
2007 Rising Star and Chromatin Signatures and Gene Expression Group Principal Investigator Karen Adelman, Ph.D., sat on the Government Agencies panel.
2007 Rising Star and Chromatin Signatures and Gene Expression Group Principal Investigator Karen Adelman, Ph.D., sat on the Government Agencies panel. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Adelman was joined by Ann Davis, D.V.M., who has served with several government agencies. Davis, an official with the Fogarty International Center, is on special assignment to the NIEHS Office of the Director.
Adelman was joined by Ann Davis, D.V.M., who has served with several government agencies. Davis, an official with the Fogarty International Center, is on special assignment to the NIEHS Office of the Director. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Chromatin Stability Group Fellow Daniel Menendez, Ph.D., made the Government Agencies panel one of his stops.
Chromatin Stability Group Fellow Daniel Menendez, Ph.D., made the Government Agencies panel one of his stops. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Immunogenetics Group Senior Biologist Greg Whitehead, Ph.D., who completed his M.B.A. at Elon University in May, was part of the M.B.A./Ph.D. Careers panel.
Immunogenetics Group Senior Biologist Greg Whitehead, Ph.D., who completed his M.B.A. at Elon University in May, was part of the M.B.A./Ph.D. Careers panel. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) awardee Patricia Opresko, Ph.D., left, participated in the Academia - Teaching and Tenure-Track panel. She is shown here catching up on news about the University of Pittsburgh with Fellow Rose Ramos, Ph.D.
Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) awardee Patricia Opresko, Ph.D., left, participated in the Academia - Teaching and Tenure-Track panel. She is shown here catching up on news about the University of Pittsburgh with Fellow Rose Ramos, Ph.D. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Former Microarray Group Fellow Alexandra Heinloth, M.D., shared her experiences as a home-based medical writer in upstate New York.
Former Microarray Group Fellow Alexandra Heinloth, M.D., shared her experiences as a home-based medical writer in upstate New York. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Retired NIEHS scientist Errol Zeiger, Ph.D., J.D., also participated in the Science Writing and Medical Communications panel. Zeiger now runs his own consulting firm.
Retired NIEHS scientist Errol Zeiger, Ph.D., J.D., also participated in the Science Writing and Medical Communications panel. Zeiger now runs his own consulting firm. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Another member of the panel was former Fellow Erica Allen, Ph.D., who now writes for the Constella Group/SRA International.
Another member of the panel was former Fellow Erica Allen, Ph.D., who now writes for the Constella Group/SRA International. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Sitting on the Academia - Teaching and Tenure-Track panel with Opresko, former fellows Matt Della Vecchia, Ph.D., of Palm Beach Atlantic University, left, and Monty Hughes, Ph.D., of UNC Charlotte, right, enjoyed a break from the serious business of career development.
Sitting on the Academia - Teaching and Tenure-Track panel with Opresko, former fellows Matt Della Vecchia, Ph.D., of Palm Beach Atlantic University, left, and Monty Hughes, Ph.D., of UNC Charlotte, right, enjoyed a break from the serious business of career development. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
After their laughter died down, Joel Meyer, Ph.D., center, shared his experiences as an assistant professor at Duke as Hughes and Opresko, right, listened.
After their laughter died down, Joel Meyer, Ph.D., center, shared his experiences as an assistant professor at Duke as Hughes and Opresko, right, listened. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)
Like most of the trainees, Gamete Biology Group Fellow Amy Inselman, Ph.D., found plenty of food for thought in the sessions she attended.
Like most of the trainees, Gamete Biology Group Fellow Amy Inselman, Ph.D., found plenty of food for thought in the sessions she attended. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw)


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