Description: In this webinar, I’ll share with
you several tips to help you graduate with a Ph.D. in as few years as
possible. We will discuss several factors that play a role in the
duration of your grad student years, including picking the right mentor,
relationship with thesis committee, the duration of your research projects,
tips on reading articles and writing a thesis, and even what you can do during
this time to prepare for your future career after you get a Ph.D.
Bio: L. Samantha Zhang is currently
the marketing director for the start up company Labtiva. She graduated with a
Neuroscience Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2011 after spending 3
years in her thesis research laboratory, and 1 year of rotations in different
labs. While at Michigan, she played leadership roles in several campus
organizations, and founded the Michigan Graduate Consulting Club and the China
Image entrepreneurial project team. She now lives with her husband and 1
dog in Vancouver BC.