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Life After Graduate School | From Fundamental Science to Startups: How to Use Your PhD as Your Career Secret Weapon

Brandon H. MacNaughton, PhD (Applied Physics 2007) (Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc.)
Friday, December 7, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM
335 West Hall Map
Summary: Brandon will discuss how and why he intentionally went from applied physics graduate student to physics postdoc to biomedical engineering research faculty to startup founder/Chief Technology Officer to emergency medicine research faculty to venture capitalist to codeveloper/instructor of a first-of-its-kind entrepreneurship course to founder/CEO at venture-capital-backed Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc (

From his experience, Brandon will share his ideas on how to lead a fulfilling career, ways to transfer your PhD skills, and the wide range of opportunities available after grad school. Plus, there may just be some bonus footage of awesome physics experiments.
Building: West Hall
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: Physics, Science
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Department of Physics, Life After Grad School Seminars