WiLS Events

Upcoming Events

Career Pizza Talk w/ Dr. Carol Gross, Tues 5/15 @ 4:30 PM, Byers Hall 215

Carol Gross is a Professor at UCSF who studies functional and regulatory networks in bacteria using a combination of genetic, biochemical and genomic approaches. She is a member of the American Academy of Sciences, an AAAS Fellow and a recipient of the NAS Waksman lifetime achievement award for microbiology. Carol also spearheads efforts to increase student diversity at UCSF, and represents the National Academy of Sciences at IANAS (the Inter American Network of Academies of Sciences) for the working group on advancing opportunities for women in science across the Americas.

Women in Science Policy Series: Tackling Toxics with Arlene Blum, PhD, Thurs. 5/17 @ 5pm, Helen Diller 160

Arlene Blum is the Executive Director of the Green Science Policy Institute and is a Research Associate in Chemistry at UC Berkeley. Her current "mountain" is to educate decision makers and the public to reduce the use of entire classes of harmful chemicals. She also led the first American and all-women's ascent of Annapurna I.

Career Coffee Talk w/ Dr. Seemay Chou, Tues 5/22 @ 3pm, Genentech Hall S-271

Dr. Chou is an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. The Chou lab studies vector-pathogen interactions between deer tick and Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. Dr. Chou completed her PhD in the Alber lab at UC Berkeley and went onto the Mougous lab at the University of Washington for her post-doctoral training.

Coffee Talk with Erin Bank, 6/6 at 12pm, Location TBA