SLAM: Science Leadership and Management Fall Events Published: October 6, 2016 By: Andy Sohn What is SLAM? Grad school is a great place to gain scientific expertise — but that’s hardly the only thing you’ll need in your future as a Ph.D. Are you ready to lead a group? Manage your coworkers? Mentor budding scientists? To address the many interpersonal issues that arise in a scientific workplace, grad students from Chemistry, Physics, and MCB founded SLAM: Science Leadership and Management. This is a seminar series focused on understanding the many interpersonal interactions critical for success in a scientific lab, as well as some practical aspects of lab management. The target audience for this course is upper-level science graduate students with broad interests and backgrounds, and the skills discussed will be applicable to a variety of career paths. Postdocs are also welcome to attend. For workshop reminders and information about other SLAM events, sign up for the SLAM mailing list. For more information see the SLAM website, or contact SLAM leadership. SLAM is sponsored by QB3 and VSPA, with additional support from the Department of Chemistry and the LBNL Chemical Sciences Division.