On March 6, the School of Medicine will host a symposium honoring Joan A. Steitz, PhD: Metamorphosis: Perspectives on Science and Mentorship along the Career Trajectory.
Faculty from Yale and other institutions will share their perspectives on their work and opportunities, challenges, and work-life balance. The symposium will culminate with the Second Annual Perspectives of Women in Science Lecture, given by Professor Steitz, and will be followed by a reception.
The symposium, in Harkness Auditorium, will begin at noon. Please register by clicking here.
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REGISTRATION AND BOXED LUNCH, 12:00-12:30 p.m.
OPENING REMARKS, 12:30-12:45 p.m.
Career Perspectives, 12:45-3:00 p.m.
These 30-minute talks will be ~20 minutes of science and ~10 minutes of perspective on opportunities/challenges/life and work balance
Early Career Perspective, 12:45-1:15 p.m.
Mingyi Xie, PhD, University of Florida
Junior Faculty Perspective, 1:15-1:45 p.m.
Heidi Cook-Andersen, MD/PhD, University of CA, San Diego
Mid-Career Perspective, 1:45-2:15 p.m.
Gia Voeltz, PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
BREAK (coffee and cookies) 2:15-2:30 p.m.
Advanced Career Perspective, 2:30-3:00 p.m.
Susan Baserga, MD/PhD, Yale School of Medicine
Mentorship Panel, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Consisting of the above speakers, moderated by Joan Steitz, PhD
Negotiation: A Dean’s Perspective, 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD, formerly of Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
BREAK, 4:45-5:00 p.m.
Second Annual Perspectives of Women in Science Lecture, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Joan Steitz, PhD
RECEPTION IN HARKNESS BALLROOM, 6:00-7:30 p.m.