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Joshi kicks-off Careers in Biology

Posted by Amanda Flinn on Thursday, Sep. 12, 2013

Event Date/Time: Thursday, Sep. 19, 2013 7:00 pm
Location: Science 2950

Samit Joshi ’01, DO, MPH, will kick of this year’s series Careers in Biology Alumni Speaker Series. Dr. Joshi will be lecturing on Thursday, September 19 at 7 p.m. in the Science Auditorium (Sci 2950).

Joshi graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris with a degree in biology in 2001. He received a doctor of osteopathy and master of public health from Des Moines University in 2005 and completed his postdoctoral training at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Joshi currently works as the associate medical director of global research and virology at Bristol-Myers Squibb, a clinical instructor at the Yale School of Medicine, and a consultant at Waterbury Hospital. He is a board-certified member of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

The title of his Thursday night talk is, “Attempting to build a career in infectious diseases: Between the bench and the beside.” Joshi will also present a classroom research talk on Friday, September 20, at 9:15 a.m. in Science 2190. The title of his classroom talk is, “Innate immunology in HIV infection.”

Through alumni lectures, informal seminars, and a resource room dedicated to opportunities in the sciences, the Careers in Biology program provides undergraduate students with guidance regarding post-graduation options.

The Careers in Biology Alumni Speaker Series focuses on alumni success stories and the real-world application of science degrees. This series also gives students the opportunity to network within their field.