#42 Women In Bioscience: Let There Be No Limit

#42 Women In Bioscience: Let There Be No Limit

Jackson Laboratories held The Bioscience Career Forum II: Women in Biosciences on March 11, 2016 at it's newest location on UCONN Health’s campus in Farmington, CT.  

The Forum centered on recruiting and retaining women in the biosciences. Women leaders in the bioscience industry discussed what it takes to enter Connecticut's most rapidly developing sector. Topics included equalizing the the gender gap in the biosciences, vital skill acquisition and training, the importance of networking and finally, how to land job. Speakers included....

Ellen Matloff is the former director of Yale's Cancer Genetic Counseling program and current CEO and president of My Gene Counsel. Her keynote address focused on society’s impact on girls and women pursuing careers in the biosciences. 

 

Dr. Albert Cheng, Assistant Professor, JAX-GM, presented on CRISPR –Cas9 Genome Editing Technologies.

A panel of women in the bioscience field discussed being a women in the field and answered students questions.

Dr. Susan Mockus, Manager, Clinical Analytics and Curation, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Dr. Espy Anguiano, Senior Manager, Genome Technologies Operations, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Dr. Kimberly Dodge-Kafka, Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology, UConn Health

Dr. Barbara Kream, Professor of Medicine and Genetics & Genome Sciences, and Associate Dean of the Graduate School, UConn Health

Moderator: Melanie Sinche, M.Ed., NCC, Director of Education, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

You can watch the full conference on here via Jackson Laboratory. 

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#43 Lynch Syndrome

#41 Rare Disease Day 2016

#41 Rare Disease Day 2016