Graduate School Insider Podcast

By NYU School of Medicine

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The “Graduate School Insider” is a podcast series focused on topics that concern those who are interested in biomedical research and are considering pursing a PhD or an MD/PhD. Your host is Dr. Keith Micoli, assistant dean for Postdoctoral Affairs at NYU School of Medicine, who will be interviewing students, postdocs, faculty, and others on the matter. Podcast participants share their experiences and offer words of advice for anyone who is considering embarking on this journey.
May 21, 2018 · transcript
Graduate students who decide to remain on the academic track will find themselves needing to approach research a little differently as a postdoc. Dr. Sumru Bayin, a postdoctoral research fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, shares his experiences.
May 4, 2018
MD/PhD programs are highly competitive, and it’s important to know what sort of information and experience would help you get ahead of the rest. Dr. Naoko Tanese, Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Director of the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and Dr. Mark Philips, Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, discuss.
April 20, 2018
What does getting an MD/PhD actually mean? What does the training consist of, and how is it different from getting just one degree? What can one do with an MD/PhD, and who is best suited for this track? Dr. Naoko Tanese, Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Director of the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, explains.
April 4, 2018
Applying to graduate programs is a daunting task, and it’s sometimes difficult to figure out what sort of experience would set your application apart from the rest. Hear what Dr. Naoko Tanese, Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Director of the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and Dr. Susanne Tranguch, Assistant Dean for Biomedical Sciences, have to say.
March 20, 2018
Many college graduates who are drawn to the sciences consider graduate school as the next logical step for them, although for some, this seems like a very long road. When considering whether getting your PhD is the right thing for you, it’s important to keep in mind what doors having a PhD can open for you when you’re done with your studies. Drs. Ada Weinstock and Christine Ponder discuss the topic and their personal experiences.
Feb. 20, 2018
Many college students decide to get a taste of graduate school by spending a summer in a research program. This is a great way to learn about programs, gain research experience and meet faculty at graduate schools. Dr. Naoko Tanese, Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences and Director of the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and Philip Thomas, a Summer Program alumnus who is now a graduate student at NYU School of Medicine, share their thoughts and experiences.
Feb. 20, 2018
Especially at larger academic institutions, it’s not always easy to know what labs to choose for rotations, and how to make sure that the lab that you end up in is the right one for you. Ashira Lubkin and Emily Radke, both graduate students at the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, discuss the topic.
Feb. 20, 2018
Many people who are thinking about coming to New York for their PhD have questions about what it’s like to live in the big city – Where to live? What’s there to do? How affordable or unaffordable things might be? How easy it is to get around from place to place? Lydia Grmai and Phillip Geter, both graduate students from the NYU Langone School of Medicine, have some answers.
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