1-2 October 2020
Europe/Berlin timezone

Program Schedule

1st October, 20


9:00 – 12:00 Workshop “Creativity in science” with Dr. Daniel Mertens
9:00 – 12:30 Workshop “Well-being in Academia” with Dr. Desiree Dickerson
13:00 – 13:10 Welcome to the virtual Career Day “Academia”
13:10 – 14:30 Session 1: How to start your own research unit – advice from Junior Group Leaders
  Jun.-Prof. Dr. Tony Gutschner, University Hospital Halle (Saale)
  Dr. Julia Gross, University of Göttingen
  Dr. Dominik Niopek, University of Heidelberg
  Dr. Priya Chudasama, German Cancer Research Center
14:30 – 14:40 Virtual Coffee Break
14:40 – 15:20  Round Table discussions:
  “Women in science” hosted by Dr. Julia Gross, University of Göttingen
  “Insights into Mentoring” hosted by Dr. Celina Cziepluch, German Cancer Research Center

 “Mental health and stress management in academia” hosted by Dr. Lorenza A. D'Alessandro  and Gabriele Schulze-König,

German Cancer Research Center

15:20 – 15:30 Virtual Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30 Session 2: Maintaining a thriving research unit – advice from Senior Group Leaders
  Dr. Wolfgang Huber, EMBL Heidelberg
  Prof. Dr. Janine Kirstein, University of Bremen

Dr. Florian Markowetz, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

17:00 - 18:00 Keynote Talk by Dr. Duncan Odom, Title “TBC”




2nd October, 20



9:00 – 12:00 Individual One-on-One meetings with speakers
12:30 – 13:50  Session 1 “Research in Clinics and Core facilities”
  Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Monika Hämmerle, University Hospital Halle (Saale)
  Dr. Malte Paulsen, EMBL FACS Core facility
  apl. Prof. Dr. Gabriele Ende, University Hospital Mannheim, Core facility ZIPP
  Prof. Dr. Cläre von Neubeck, University Hospital Essen, West-German Proton Therapy Center Essen (WPE)
13:50 – 14:20 

Virtual Coffee Break and “Meet the sponsors: DAAD and VectorBuilder

14:20 – 15:00 Round Table discussions:
  “Family and Academia” hosted by Dr. Lorenza A. D'Alessandro, German Cancer Research Center
  “Minorities in the academic world” hosted by Dr. Alia Abukiwan, University Hospital Heidelberg

"Ethics in Academia” hosted by Prof. Dr. Jörg Hoheisel

15:00 – 15:10 Virtual Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30

Session 2 “Insight into Grants & Publishing – how to be successful

  Dr. Nina Cabezas-Wallscheid, Max-Planck-Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg
  Dr. Barbara Pauly, Human Frontier Science Program, Director of fellowships

Alexandra Pohl, Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)

  Dr. Sigrid Ziegler, DFG Program officer life science 3: Medicine, Bonn
16:50 - 17:00 Farewell and Feedback