wise MotM series:
Approximately once a month, we host an open luncheon and invite one of our amazing WISE Mentors to speak to attendees about various aspects of their lives. Each month focuses on a new topic and the intimate setting makes for some great conversations with the Mentor!
Check out our upcoming Mentor of the Month as well as previous ones!
join us for December's Mentor of the Month :
The myth of a linear career trajectory
Dr. Caitlin Mullarkey is currently a Teaching Professor and the Associate Chair of Undergraduate Education in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University. Dr. Mullarkey received her doctorate from the University of Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship in viral immunology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York City) under the mentorship of Dr. Peter Palese.
Dr. Mullarkey now utilizes student-centered active learning and her background in research for optimal teaching. Her ongoing research projects include evaluating the integration of virtual reality labs into both laboratory and non-laboratory courses, technology-enhanced learning, and other innovative methods to bridge the gap between scientific theory and practice.
All members of the McMaster community are welcome, we look forward to seeing your virtual faces! 💻
Join us on January 26th at 1:00 pm to hear about Dr. Mullarkey professional journey and the myth of a linear career trajectory!