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Leveraging FACES to Aid Starting in Academia. Dr. Manu O. Platt. March 10, 2009. Born – 6. 1 st – 3rd grade. 3 rd -5 th grade. 5 th – 12 th grade. Why should you keep trying to get money?. Freedom Postdoctoral lab requirements Salary augmentation

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Dr manu o platt

Leveraging FACES to Aid Starting in Academia

Dr. Manu O. Platt

March 10, 2009


Dr manu o platt

Born – 6

1st – 3rd grade

3rd-5th grade

5th – 12th grade


Why should you keep trying to get money

Why should you keep trying to get money?

  • Freedom

  • Postdoctoral lab requirements

  • Salary augmentation

  • Quality of life will help you work better!

  • As a minority scientist, there are plenty of funding opportunities

  • Resume builder

    • Establishes record of funding

    • People like to give money to people that have money


Dr manu o platt

Tissue Engineering

Systems Biology


What do you do with the money

What do you do with the money?

  • Conferences, conferences, conferences

  • Tenure is dependent on who you know so start meeting them now


Tangible purchases

Tangible purchases

  • What you purchase on a fellowship, you can take with you

  • Computer/laptop

  • Society Memberships

    • Lifetime if you can

  • Wonderful printer for office

  • Business card scanner

  • Digital recording pen

  • SET YOURSELF UP FOR SUCCESS!

  • most institutions


Career initiation grant

Career Initiation Grant

  • Unrestricted money – Gem of funding

  • Startup package still has some restrictions

  • Money begats money


Dr manu o platt

Nature Biotechnology23, 47 - 55 (2005)

Platt Lab: Repair, Regeneration and Remodeling

COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF TISSUE REMODELING ACTIVITY

STEM CELL MEDIATED TISSUE REMODELING FOR REPAIR AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

CARDIOVASCULAR TISSUE REMODELING IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND SICKLE CELL DISEASE

J. Clin. Invest. 117:850–858 (2007).


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