Getting the most out of your mentors

Mentorship can come from a lot of different places in the laboratory.  Seeking out the right mentor for the right situation will help you learn and grow intellectually, as well as professionally.  In this talk, you will learn how to assess potential mentors, communicate your strengths and weaknesses, and establish a working mentor-mentee relationship.


AnneAnne L van de Ven is an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University.  Her research combines high throughput nanoparticle synthesis with quantitative imaging and multi-scale modeling for the treatment of cancer and antibiotic-resistant infections. As Assistant Director of CaNCURE and the Global Nanomedicine Academy, she continues to pioneer new strategies for the education and training of future of nanomedicine leaders.  Dr. van de Ven has 14 years experience in translational nanomedicine, clinical collaboration, and pre-clinical experimental design.