Seminars

GWIS Seminars are held the third Thursday of each month from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Please check our GWIS Fall 2014 flyer and our GWIS Spring 2015 flyer.

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Date/Rm# Presenter(s) Affiliation Title
Jan 17 1-9545 Phil Belgrader, Ph.D. R& D Manager, Bio-Rad (formerly QuantaLife) in Hercules, CA Biotech Startups - Risks and Rewards
Feb 21 2-6408 Melissa J. Moore, Ph.D. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Co-director, RNA and Neuro Therapeutics Institutes; Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts Re-writing the Unwritten Rules
Mar 21 1-6823 Eleanor Goldfarb, N.P. Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Open Sky Yoga Center, Rochester, NY How the Yogis Do It: The Science of Stress Management
Apr 18 1-9545 Wendi Heinzelman, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; and Dean of Graduate Studies, College of Arts, Sciences & Engineering, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY Leveraging Opportunities in Graduate School to Build the Career YOU Want
May 16 1-9545 Kara Bren, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY Mentee-mentor relationships in the development of an academic career
Oct 02 G-9425 Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Ph.D. Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology; Cambridge Biomedical Campus; Cambridge, England Normal and Unusual Decoding by the Ribosome
Oct 03 2-6408 Venki Ramakrishnan, Ph.D.,
Nobel Laureate
Professor, Structural Studies Division MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England From a Childhood in India to Seeing the Structure of the Machine that Reads our Genes
Oct 17 1-9576 Lea Vacca Michel, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, School of Chemistry and Materials Science Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY Timing is Everything … Or Is It?
Nov 06 3-6408 Arlen Johnson, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences; The University of Texas at Austin Test Driving the 60S Ribosomal Subunit
Nov 21 1-9576 Martha Fedor, Ph.D. Editor in Chief, Journal of Biological Chemistry; Professor, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA An Unforeseen Path to a Fortuitous End
Dec 18 3-6408 Hazel Holden, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry; University of Wisconsin-Madison Structural Insights into Novel Deoxysugar Biosynthesis in Bacteria
Dec 19 1-9576 Hazel M. Holden, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison WI My Circuitous Route from New Providence, NJ to Madison, WI
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