Careers in Natural Sciences
Dr. Anastasia Levitin discusses the current state of both medical and translational research. Career opportunities in the sciences for BS graduates versus those with advanced degrees, such as an MS or PhD, are also outlined.
Anastasia Levitin, PhD, Professor of Practice in Translational Medicine
Dr. Levitin received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and her PhD in Biotechnology at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. She then worked on identifying new treatment options for patients suffering from Candida infections at the Biotechnology Research Institute – National Research Council of Canada. She conducted her postdoctoral studies at McGill University Medical School and at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Levitin is interested in studying host immune response to bacterial/fungal infections, and in developing vaccines for prevention of microbial infections. She is also interested in defining biomarkers for rapid detection of microbial infections and autoimmune diseases.
She is the Director of KGI’s Master of Science in Applied Life Sciences program and co-director of the Master of Science in Translational Medicine program.
Time and Date: Friday, June 21, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Location: Building 517, 137 Classroom
Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP below so that we may ensure all attendees are accounted for.
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