ASHG Education Department

Genetics Careers at ASHG 2018: CV/Resume Critique/Career Counseling Sessions with Barbara Preston

Barbara Preston, BS, MS, PhD will be available in ASHG Central during ASHG 2018 to provide one-on-one CV/resume critiques and career counseling sessions. Each one-on-one session is 15 minutes in duration, and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Dr. Preston will also be participating in the Trainee Professional Development Program on Thursday, October 18 at 12:30 pm-1:45 pm. 

Dr. Barbara Preston is co-founder of PharmaScouts, a scientific recruitment firm specializing in the biomedical field.  Dr. Preston made the transition to her present role as scientific “talent scout” after many years as a research scientist, including training at NIH and as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, San Diego.  Prior to starting PharmaScouts, she combined her love for science and people by recruiting scientists and management for life science companies with an international executive recruiting firm. She belongs to numerous scientific organizations, has served as Vice President and board member for San Diego’s AWIS chapter, and is on the Board of ECTLC, a faith-based nonprofit overcoming homelessness in the county. Dr. Preston earned her B.S. and M.S. in Microbiology from the University of Maryland, her PhD in Pharmacology from Cornell University. She did her postdoctoral studies at UCSD in Pharmacology.


ASHG 2018 Participants: please select the convenient and available time slot by entering the required information. You will receive an email message to confirm the appointment with Dr. Preston and a reminder email one day before your appointment. Please be sure to add the appointment to your calendar. You may only sign up for a time slot with either Dr. Preston or Ms. Dillon.

The one-on-one sessions will be conducted in the Career Center located at ASHG Central in the Exhibit Hall during the Exhibit Hall hours:

Wednesday, October 17

Career Center Open: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

  • CV/Resume critiques, career counseling sessions, ASHG Central
    • Heather Dillon available 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; Barbara Preston available 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Industry Resources, ASHG Central
    • Katie Schroeder (Carle Health System) available 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Trainee Development Sessions: 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

  • Located in Room 9

Thursday, October 18

Career Center Open: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

  • CV/Resume critiques, career counseling sessions, ASHG Central
    • Heather Dillon available 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; Barbara Preston available 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Trainee Development Sessions: 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm 

  • Located in Room 9

Friday, October 19

Career Center Open: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

  • CV/Resume critiques, career counseling sessions, ASHG Central
    • Heather Dillon available 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ; Barbara Preston available 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
  • Industry Resources, ASHG Central
    • Brian Chen (Life Epigenetics) available 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Trainee Development Sessions: 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

  • Located in Room 9 
Location: ASHG Central

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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (PDT) Available Slot
10/17/2018 (Wed.) 1:00pm - 1:15pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Ankeeta Shah
1:15pm - 1:30pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
José Montoyo-Rosario
1:30pm - 1:45pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Andy Madrid
1:45pm - 2:00pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Jorge Peñas
2:00pm - 2:15pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Courtney Walters Jr
2:15pm - 2:30pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Kay-Marie Lamar
2:30pm - 2:45pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Joy Olayiwola
2:45pm - 3:00pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Marie Hurley
10/18/2018 (Thu.) 2:00pm - 2:15pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Taylor Cavazos
2:15pm - 2:30pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Angela Andaleon
2:30pm - 2:45pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Julie Van De Weghe
I would like feedback on my CV please!
2:45pm - 3:00pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Lauren Wedekind
3:00pm - 3:15pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Trenell Mosley
3:15pm - 3:30pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Veronica Abraham
3:30pm - 3:45pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Nikki Meadows
3:45pm - 4:00pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Ruth Johnson
10/19/2018 (Fri.) 1:00pm - 1:15pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Elsie Jacobson
1:15pm - 1:30pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Shweta Ramdas
1:30pm - 1:45pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Catharine Krebe
1:45pm - 2:00pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Xinyuan Zhang
2:00pm - 2:15pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Advithi Rangaraju
2:15pm - 2:30pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Brooke Weckselblatt
2:30pm - 2:45pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Zeyang Shen
2:45pm - 3:00pm  

Resume/CV Review or Career Counseling

 
Lakshmi Manasa Chekka
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