Successful Scientist: What’s the Winning Formula?

The Young Professional Interest Group

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
8:00 AM–10:00 AM


April Stull, PhD, RD, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA
Eric Ciappio, PhD, RD, DSM Nutritional Products, Parsippany, NJ


  • Road map to government.  Regan Bailey, PhD, RD, Office of Dietary Supplements, NIH, Bethesda, MD
  • Charting a path to success: Navigating the academic landscape.  Marion Sewer, PhD, University of California, San Diego, CA
  • Lessons from transitioning (multiple times) between academics and industry.  Michael McBurney, PhD, FACN, DSM Nutritional Products, Parsippany, NJ
  • From the farm to the IOM.  Connie Weaver, PhD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Roller coaster to success.  Brian Wansink, PhD, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Panel discussion.