HBES Student Mentor Lunch

The Mentor Lunch will be held on Thursday, June 1st from 1:00-2:15pm. There are 5 sessions (see below).  Students will choose their preferred session at registration.


Each mentor will give a brief ~5 minute overview of their opinion of the session topic, then students will have the opportunity to ask questions.


Box lunches will be provided for all students. These lunches include a choice of: grilled chicken club sandwich, turkey breast sandwich or Greek salad wrap (vegetarian).  If you have a dietary restriction (other than vegetarian), please let us know.


How to be a successful post-doc – Jordan Ballroom A

Mentors: Drew Gerkey, Tess Robertson, Josh Tybur

Getting the most out of a mentor-mentee relationship – Jordan Ballroom B 

Mentors: Barry X. Kuhle, Sandeep Mishra, Mary Shenk

Tips for writing and publishing papers – Jordan Ballroom C

Mentors: Marco Del Guidice, Ben Jones, Debra Lieberman, David Puts

Promoting Diversity in Science – Bergquist Lounge

Mentors: Karthik Panchanathan, Gretchen Perry, Katie Starkweather, Viviana Weekes-Shackelford

How to be a competitive graduate school applicant – Brink Room

Mentors: Maryanne Fisher, Lars Penke, Russell Jackson

Student Organizer / Representative

Tessa Cappelle, PhD graduate student at UNM, is the student representative for HBES and the student organizer for the lunch.  Feel free to contact her with questions: tessacappelle@gmail.com