Science Soapbox sits down with longtime friend, Dr. Sabriya Stukes. Sabriya received her Ph.D. in microbiology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is currently the Assistant Director of the Master’s in Translational Medicine program at City College. She has also been a longtime advocate for increasing diversity and awareness in the science fields for women and underrepresented minority communities. In this episode, we chat about the value of graduate science training and the merit of non-academic science careers.
Here are some of the links and references mentioned during the show:
- Learn more about the Master’s in Translational Medicine at City College on their official page
- Sabriya and her colleague David Thompson wrote about their Connect with STEM initiative for Scientific American
- Maryam once wrote about Why ‘Alternative’ Careers in STEM Aren’t ‘Alternative’ for Chronicle Vitae
This episode was recorded on June 27, 2017 at Harvard University’s Science Center. Special thanks to Visager for music.