Joel Berry

Astound Research
Joel Berry, Ph.D., is a biomedical engineer with thirty years of university research experience in life sciences and bioengineering. He graduated with a master’s in mechanical engineering from The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and completed his doctoral studies in biomedical engineering at Wake Forest University (WFU). He stayed at WFU for 20 years as a research scientist and then returned to UAB in 2010 to continue his work in the biomechanics of breast and ovarian tumors. He has led multiple teams on federal and industrial-funded research projects as a principal investigator or co-investigator. His intimate knowledge of how university scientists survive and thrive is ideally suited to Astound’s mission of lowering barriers to getting science funded.

Articles by Joel Berry

Personal Advice on Building Your Professional Network. It Takes a Village
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Personal Advice on Building Your Professional Network. It Takes a Village

A successful career in science is as much about the people as it is about the results. In this article, get tips from a successful scientist on what constitutes a healthy professional network and learn how to build one. From befriending writers to avoiding expertise mismatches, start working towards your career goals by reading this advice.