The Exchange

The Exchange – Spring 2019            Biochemistry, Room 208       8-9 a.m.

BMB graduate students and students working in BMB laboratories, join us for light breakfast and discussion of science and the conduct of science. The Exchange is a venue for intellectual and professional growth of our graduate students! We meet Tuesdays from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Students taking BMB 978 attend The Exchange to satisfy course requirements.



January 22 Journal Club – Prof. Lawrence Young, Yale University
January 29 Responsible Conduct of Research - whistleblowers, leadership, and fraudsters (NOTE: Room 1400 BPS)
February 5 Journal Club – Prof. Rui Zhao, University of Colorado
February 12 Journal Club – Prof. Lionel Christiaen, New York University
February 19 Journal Club – Prof. Monica Dus, University of Michigan
February 26 Science Policy – feedback from our Washington, D.C. visit
March 5 Spring Break!
March 12 Journal Club – Prof. Wolfgang Busch, Salk Institute
March 19 Matt Helm, MSU Director of Graduate Student Life and Wellness, “Staying healthy and on track in graduate school
March 26 TBD
April 2 Dr. John Burczak - “Interviewing for your job in biotech and government”
April 9 TBD
April 16 TBD
April 23 TBD
April 30 Finals Week


Andy Spencer, John Burczak, and Ashley Wood head a panel discussion on careers in the biotech sector at BMB’s The Exchange, April 2019

Panel discussion on careers in room 208 Panel discussion on careers in room 208