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  • 1. The San Diego Chapter of the American Statistical Association announces its 9th Annual Statistical Careers Day Keynote Speaker: Nicholas J. Schork, Ph.D. Director of Research, Scripps Genomic Medicine; Professor of Molecular and Experimental Medicine at Scripps Health and The Scripps Research Institute Modern Statistical Genetics and Genomics: Making Sense of DNA Variations Careers Panel: “What do Employers Want in a Statistician?” Arnold Goodman (Collaborative Data Solutions), Larry Shen (Amylin), Harold Dyck (California State University, San Bernardino), Robert H. Riffenburgh (Naval Medical Center), Colleen Kelly (Exponent, Inc.) Time: 9:30AM to 3PM, May 31, 2008 (Saturday) Location: The Center for Molecular Genetics at UCSD, Large Conference Room Registration Fee: Free for students and their parents or teachers; for other attendees, $10 will be charged for lunch. Included in this year’s Careers Day Dr Schork will talk about his research, job prospects in his field, what it takes to be successful in it, and what roles statistical geneticists can take on in it; the Panel Discussion will address the job opportunities in statistics, what attributes employers look for when hiring, and how to be successful; awards for winners from the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair; a student poster competition; opportunities to talk with representatives from academia, biotech, computer, marketing, and pharmaceutical companies, and government agencies of the San Diego and southern California areas. Exhibitors: Have not been finalized, please check website regularly for updates
  • 2. Tentative Agenda: 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Check in and welcome with coffee, juice and donuts 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Introductory remarks by Dale Glaser President of SDASA 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Keynote address by Dr. Nik Schork: “Modern Statistical Genetics and Genomics: Making Sense of DNA Variations” 11:00 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Break 11:05 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Careers Panel 12:20 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Science Fair Awards and Raffle 12:45 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. Lunch 1:25 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Career Fair and Poster Competition Directions Directions to UCSD CMG building can be found in the attachment and also on the following web site http://www.cmg.ucsd.edu/Directions.shtml Parking The nearest parking lot on the UCSD La Jolla campus to the CMG building is P604. FREE UCSD parking is available on weekends, but read the signs before you park – some spaces are still reserved. Pre-registration deadline: May 23, 2008
  • 3. SDASA 9th Annual Statistical Careers Day RSVP and Payment Form NAME ________________________________ EMAIL ________________________________ Affiliation (Mark one) Student ______ Exhibitor ______ Sponsor ______ All Others ______ Lunch $10 Vegetarian _______ Non-Vegetarian ______ If you are a student, you do not need to send any money right now. Total number of attendees ________ Total enclosed $________ Do you need a receipt? YES _______ NO _______ Please mail your RSVP and payment (check to SDASA), with registration form to Xuesong Guan Amylin Pharmaceuticals 9360 Towne Centre Drive San Diego, CA 92121
  • 4. For more information about the event, please contact Dr. Dale Glaser at glaserconsult@sbcglobal.net or Xuesong Guan (Xuesong.Guan@amylin.com).

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