Career development event for PhD students – 28 Oct

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SymbNet virtual career development event for PhD students

Date: 28 Oct 2021, 15:00-16:00 (WET) // 16:00-17:00 (CET)

Format: online

October 28th

15:00-16:00 (WET) // 16:00-17:00 (CET)



An online event where PhD students will meet two Group Leaders at different stages of their careers and have the opportunity to discuss with them topics such as:

– the paths that led them to their current positions;

– how they achieved their career goals;

– how to decide on which post-doc to do after a PhD and how this decision may define the transition to PI level;

– the soft skills needed to be a successful PI and the importance of starting to invest on developing and exercising those ahead of time.


Invited speakers:

Lisa Maier, Drug-Microbiome-Host Interactions Lab, University of Tuebingen, Germany. Website

Miguel PrudêncioPlasmodium Infection & Anti-malarial Interventions, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal. Website 


This event is open and free of charge to the entire research community of SymbNET and COLife, but registration is mandatory. Please register here 

Updated on 18 january 2023