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

Please check our GWIS Spring 2020 flyer.

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Q&A with Rockefeller University Professor and Telomere Expert, Titia de Lange, Ph.D.

Titia de Lange, Ph.D. - Leon Hess Professor; American Cancer Society Professor; Head, Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics; Director, Anderson Center for Cancer Research, Rockefeller University, New York, NY

 Apr 16, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Seminar Series: TBD

Alexandria Forbes, Ph.D. - CEO, President & Director, MeiraGTx, New York, NY

 Mar 19, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (co-sponsored by RNA Society & Lexogen)

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Seminar Series: Surviving and Thriving as a Graduate Student

Brigid Cahill, Ph.D. - Director, University Counseling Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

 Feb 20, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Seminar Series: Fear, Failure, and Change

Siobhan Julian, Ph.D. - AP Chemistry and Regents Chemistry, Webster Schroeder High School, New York State Master Teacher - Finger Lakes, New York State POGIL Mentor, Webster, NY

 Jan 16, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.

  | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Jeff Hayes

Working as an Academic Scientist and Making Academic Science Work

Susan L. Ackerman, Ph.D. - Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Steven W. Kuffler Chair, Department of Biology; Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Medicine, UC San Diego Medical School, La Jolla, CA

 Nov 21, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky

Working as an Academic Scientist and Making Academic Science Work

Susan L. Ackerman, Ph.D. - Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Steven W. Kuffler Chair, Department of Biology; Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Medicine, UC San Diego Medical School, La Jolla, CA

 Nov 21, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud | 1-7619

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky (co-sponsored by RNA Society & Lexogen)

Why a Career in Science can Accommodate Work-Life Balance

Katrin Karbstein, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Scripps Research Institute; HHMI Faculty Scholar, Jupiter, FL

 Nov 14, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Method | 1-9576

Host: Drs. Lynne Maquat and Dmitri Ermolenko (co-sponsored by RNA Society & Lexogen)

Why a Career in Science can Accommodate Work-Life Balance

Katrin Karbstein, Ph.D. - Associate Professor, Scripps Research Institute, HHMI Faculty Scholar, Jupiter, FL

 Nov 14, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Method Room 1-9576

Host: Drs. Lynne Maquat and Dmitri Ermolenko

Diversifying your Expertise and Empowering your Own Career Choices

Stefanie DeVito, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

 Oct 17, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Method Room 1-9576

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Diversity in Science: Does it Matter?

Tracy Johnson, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology, UCLA; Cecilia & Keith Terasaki Endowed Chair in the Life Sciences; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor; Los Angeles, CA

 Sep 12, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Surviving and Thriving as a Graduate Student

Brigid Cahill, Ph.D. - Director, University Counseling Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

 Apr 18, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Always Up!

Jennifer C. Darnell, Ph.D. - Research Associate Professor, Rockefeller University, New York, NY; Professor, Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

 Mar 21, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (co-sponsored by the RNA Society and Lexogen)

Steering Through the Ups and Downs of Research Science

Sara Cherry, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology; Scientific Director, High-throughput Screening Core; Director, Program for Chemogenomic Discovery University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 Feb 21, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Class of ‘62 Aud G-9425

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Using Functional Genomics to Explore the Interface Between Viruses and Hosts

Sara Cherry, Ph.D. - Professor of Microbiology; Scientific Director, High-throughput Screening Core; Director, Program for Chemogenomic Discovery University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 Feb 20, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

From the Bench to NIH: A Career Path to Science Policy

Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D. - Associate Deputy Director, Office of the Director National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

 Jan 17, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Catherine Ovitt