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Journey From Academia Into Industry - Neuroscience Seminar Series

Neuroscience Seminar Series

Title: Journey From Academia Into Industry

Vanessa Shirazi, PhD
UT Dallas

Dr. Vanessa Shirazi teaches courses in Neuroscience to undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. Dr. Shirazi earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa, where she majored in Psychology. After graduation, she worked in academic research labs, then later for Comprehensive Neuroscience, a clinical research center. Inspired to learn more about the brain, she pursued a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her dissertation work focused on the impact of drug abuse on cognition in women with HIV. Afterward, Dr. Shirazi did her postdoctoral research training at Tulane University in New Orleans, where she studied neuroendocrine responses to stress. After postdoc, she worked for 6 years for BioTek Instruments as a technical sales field representative – working with a broad range of academic labs, biotech startups, and pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Shirazi brings to the classroom her broad background in neuroscience research as well as industry knowledge and experience.

On December 9 at 4:00PM
Streamed via MS Teams or in-person in CRA 12.110.
Conference ID: 894 276 028#

Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

CRA 12.110

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Prospective Students, Graduate Students


Research, Science & Technology



Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Contact Information
Autumn Howell
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