Lori Conlan, PhD

Lori M. Conlan, Ph.D.

Dr. Lori M. Conlan is trained as a biochemist, receiving her B.S. in biochemistry from and her Ph.D. in biochemistry and biophysics from Texas A&M University. She worked for several years as a postdoc at the Wadsworth Center, NYS Department of Health, before transitioning from the lab to focus on career issues for the next generation of scientists.  Lori started as the director of the Science Alliance, an international career development program for graduate students and postdocs sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences.  She now is at the NIH in the Office of Intramural Training & Education assisting the 4000 NIH postdocs in their personal career choices.  She speaks at universities and institutions around the nation on career development topics for young scientists.  Additionally, she volunteers as a Board member for the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)..


Seminar Presentations 
(presented with Dr. Sharon Milgram)

  • Workplace Dynamics
  • Managing Conflicts
  • Making Teams Work
  • Managing a Lab
  • Managing Up
  • The Federal Job Hunt
  • Training at the NIH
  • Careers in Science Education and Outreach