Past Development Events

The Office for Faculty is committed to offering valuable workshops and opportunities to help our faculty enhance their professional skills. The 2022 series has ended, but we expect the series to begin again in the fall of 2023. Reach out to us if you have topic ideas or requests, or if you'd like to present.

Below is the list of presentations that were previously supported by the Office for Faculty. 

Share with us the types of development opportunities you are looking for. 

Connect with Rebecca Wilcox (802) 656-2156. 

"The Adventures of Your Indirect Dollars"
Brian Cote, MBA, and Kristin Bahn6/15/2023

"Managing Career Transitions: Moving from K to an R, and from being a Mentee to a Mentor

Passcode: ResearchTapas#2023

Julie Dumas, Ph.D.5/18/2023

 “Dispelling the Mystery of Patents”

Richard Galbraith, M.D., Ph.D.3/16/2023

"Eat, Sleep, Pipette, Repeat: Fitting Work Into Life"

Passcode: #Tapas23

Matthew Poynter, Ph.D.2/16/2023

"Information Overload: How to Find and Organize Your Information"

Passcode: #Tapas23
Denise Hersey & Laura Haines1/19/2023

“Optimizing Your Specific Aims”(video) Passcode: TSi#o%F0

Additional reading suggestion: "To grant you an edge: Part 1. General Strategies for Writing Competitive Biomedical Research Proposals"

Sylvie Doublie, Ph.D.11/16/2022
"Introducing LCOM's 2 Newest acronyms: FMRB and CBSR" (video) Passcode: Research1! Eric Gagnon, M.Ed., M.S.S. & Doug Taatjes, Ph.D.10/19/2022
"Reviews of Your Work: Reading Between the Lines" David Warshaw, Ph.D.5/27/2020
"Agile Leadership & Team Building"Mitchell Tsai, M.D./MMM/FASA, & Charlie Irvin, Ph.D5/20/2020
"How to Make a Rocking Poster!"Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.3/4/2020
"Patents 101" (PDF)Tina Thornton, Ph.D.2/19/2020
"What is your Personality (Color) Profile? and why that  may matter."Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.1/22/2020
"MRI: A Tool for Neuroscience Research and Beyond" (PDF)Julie Dumas, Ph.D.1/15/2020
“Your Science Discoveries May Translate Better Than You Think!” (video)Jason Botten, Ph.D.11/20/2019
"Random & Systematic Error in Clinical Research" (PDF, video)Peter Callas, Ph.D.10/16/2019
"What to Do When You're Unhappy with Your Hire"Charlie Irvin, Ph.D. & Karmen Swim5/17/2019
""Managing Lab Finances" (video)Matthew Poynter, Ph.D.5/1/2019
"Writing a Quality Review of a Journal Manuscript: An Editor's "First" Impression" (video)Lewis First, M.D.4/17/2019
"Crafting an Approach Section That Enhances Overall Impact" (PDF) (video)Christopher Francklyn, Ph.D.4/3/2019
"Getting to Know the IRB: We're Here to Help" (video)David Kaminsky, M.D.3/20/2019
"Specific Aims: The Heart of a Grant Proposal" (video)Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.3/6/2019
"Team Building for Science"Mitchell Tsai, M.D., MMM, FASA2/20/2019
"Power Stats: How to Achieve Statistical Power and Why It Matters"Dorothy Dickson, M.Sc.2/06/2019
"Industry Funded Clinical Trials: Climbing the Pyramid"Harold Dauerman, M.D.1/23/2019
"Your Summary Statement" (video)Ralph Budd, M.D.12/19/2018
"Effective Speaking: Dos and Don'ts" (YouTube)Mark Plante, M.D.12/5/2018

"The Significance Delusion: The Inconvenient Truth About P-Values" (PDF, YouTube)

Dorothy Dickson, M.Sc.11/15/2018

"Elevator Pitch" (Video)

Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.11/7/2018

"How to choose a good research question"

Benjamin Littenberg, M.D.10/17/2018

"Scientists are to be seen and heard: use of audio visual equipment for your audience"

Nathan Tykocki, Ph.D.10/3/2018

"Gee, I wish I'd Validated the antibody before I wrote the paper - A discussion of antibody specificity issues"

Doug Taatjes, Ph.D.


"How to Effectively Chair a Committee"

Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.


"Approaching Foundations"

Gordon Jensen, M.D.4/18/2018

“H-Index and Alternative Measures”

Chris Huston, M.D.4/4/2018

“‘Danger Will Robinson’ Avoiding Predatory Journals, Editorial Boards and Meetings” (YouTube)

Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.3/21/2018

“Setting Up Collaborations- Dos and Don’ts” (YouTube)

David Warshaw, Ph.D.3/7/2018

“The Divide Between Science and Commerce”

Christopher Francklyn, Ph.D.2/21/2018

“The Impact Factor” (YouTube)

Gary Ward, Ph.D.2/7/2018

“How to Respond to Reviewers” (YouTube)

Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.1/17/2018

"Rigor and Reproducibility" (YouTube)

Doug Taatjes, Ph.D.

"NIH Biosketches" (YouTube)

Matthew Poynter, Ph.D.11/8/2017

"Your New CV Format"

Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.10/18/2017
"Arms Length Letters" (YouTube)Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.6/21/2016
"Getting Promoted" (YouTube)Charlie Irvin, Ph.D.2/16/2016