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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 2016-2017 flyer.

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Date/TimeLocationTitle/Presenter/Affiliation
Jan 21, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Class of '62 AuditoriumChallenging Career Advice at Every Step
Catherine Ovitt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Genetics, and Center for Oral Biology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Feb 18, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Class of '62 AuditoriumHow to Land and Survive a Post-Doc: Advice from the Trenches
Karyn Schmidt, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow in the lab of Carl Novina, MD, PhD , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
Mar 17, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Talk will be held at the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Retreat at the German House, 315 Gregory St., Time: TBDLeaving Science for Science (and Nature and PNAS)
Guy Riddihough
Senior Editor; Research, Perspectives Editor at Science, Washington DC
Apr 21, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Class of '62 AuditoriumNavigating Academia with a Two-Body Problem
Elizabeth Rhoades, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Sep 15, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Adolph Auditorium (1-7619)From Grad School to Tenured Faculty: A Few Tips from a Former U of R Grad Student
Blanton Tolbert, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Oct 20, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center 1-9576 (Case Method Room)Our Choices Affect Our Options - Reflections on Obtaining a Rich and Fulfilling Career and Family Life
Deborah Andrew, PhD
Professor, Department of Cell Biology, John Hopkins School of Medicine. Baltimore, MD
Nov 17, 2016
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center 1-9576 (Case Method Room)Working with the Pharma Industry From the Academic Side of the Fence
Rachel Fearns, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Jan 19, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Adolph Auditorium (1-7619)TBA
Cynthia Zhang, PhD, JD
Intellectual Property Attorney, UR Ventures, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Feb 16, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center Adolph Auditorium (1-7619)TBA
Xiaoju Max Ma, PhD
Research Leader, Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., Pleasanton, CA
Mar 16, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Medical Center 1-9576 (Case Method Room)How the Yogis Do It: The Science of Stress Management
Eleanor Goldfarb
Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Apr 05, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Medical Center 1-9576 (Case Method Room)TBA
Peter Piot, MD, PhD, FRCP FMedSci
Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine School; Professor of Global Health, London, England