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DBB Seminar: “Modern Riboswitches Reveal Ancient RNA Capabilities and Limitations”

Ronald Breaker, PhD - Sterling Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; Professor, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Howard Hughes Investigator, Yale University, New Haven, CT

 Mar 13, 2024 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Joseph Wedekind (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure & Function Cluster)

Annual Retreat of the NIH NIGMS Predoctoral T32 in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences (CBMS)

Sarah Slavoff, PhD - Associate Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, and Member of the Institute for Biomolecular Design and Discovery, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Our Keynote Retreat Speaker this year is Dr. Sarah Slavoff, PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, and Member of the Institute for Biomolecular Design and Discovery, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Her talk title is “Dark Matter of the Human Genome”. Her host is Dr. Lynne Maquat, and the retreat is co-sponsored by Graduate Women in Science (GWIS).

Back by popular demand, there will be a Wellness & Resilience Panel following the Keynote, from 3:15 – 4:15 pm for students, postdocs, and lab techs only (no faculty). The featured panelists are:

  • Kathryn Dorsheimer, PhD, Director of Training, University Counseling Center; Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, UR
  • Kermin Martínez-Hernández, PhD, Principal Facilitator, Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER); Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, St. John Fisher University
  • Adrienne Morgan, PhD, Richard Feldman Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, UR; Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, UR Medical Center; Associate Professor for the Department of Health Humanities & Bioethics, the Warner School of Education, and the School of Nursing, UR
  • Amber Rivera, MSW, Director of Learner Life and Wellness, Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs, UR School of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr. Slavoff (the T32 Retreat Keynote) will also be presenting at the GWIS Meeting on Thursday, March 21st, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm in Adolph Lower Aud (1-7619). Her talk title is “My Journey in Chemical Biology”.

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 Mar 20, 2024 @ 1:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Class of '62 Aud (G-9425)

GWIS Seminar: "My Journey in Chemical Biology"

Sarah Slavoff, PhD - Associate Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry Member, Institute for Biomolecular Design and Discovery, Yale University, New Haven, CT

GWIS Flyer

 Mar 21, 2024 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Lower Adolph Aud (1-7619)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat, co-sponsored by the NIH NIGMS T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences (CBMS) (Maquat PI, Hayes Co-PI)