Project Description

Jana Stone, Director, Professional Development and Postdoctoral Services

Jana Stone is director of Professional Development and Postdoctoral Services within the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development. Stone oversees a team that provides career advising, the Graduate Coop program, training on grant writing and teamwork, and postdoc services. She has been at Georgia Tech since 2013, when she was hired as the founding director of Postdoctoral Services. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Postdoctoral Association and a member of a Graduate Career Consortium task force on tracking career outcomes. Stone earned a Ph.D. in genetics and molecular biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelor’s in microbiology from Indiana University. As a postdoc at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, her research focused on DNA replication.