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  1. JUN

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    Friday

    Brookhaven Women in Science 40th Anniversary Spring Networking Lunch

    12 pm, Berkner Hall, Room B

    Friday, June 14, 2019, 12:00 pm

  1. BWIS Sponsored Event

    "How Beauty Leads Physics Astray"

    Presented by Sabine Hossenfelder, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 5 pm
    Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

    Hosted by: Vivian Stojanoff

    To develop fundamentally new laws of nature, theoretical physicists often rely on arguments from beauty. Simplicity and naturalness in particular have been strongly influential guides in the foundations of physics ever since the development of the standard model of particle physics. In this lecture I argue that arguments from beauty have led the field into a dead end and discuss what can be done about it.

  2. Brookhaven Women In Science Speaker

    "Natural Products: Active Pharmaceuticals and Their Derivatives"

    Graciela Diaz de Delgado, Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela

    Thursday, March 21, 2019, 4 pm
    Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

    Natural sources, such as plants, lichens, fungi, and marine organisms, constitute an important source of potential pharmaceutical compounds. Different plant extracts have been widely used by different cultures to treat a diverse range of ailments. In her lecture, Professor Diaz de Delgado will talk about the pharmaceutical applications and importance of these natural products.

  3. Brookhaven Women In Science Speaker

    "She Is on Her Way: The Changing World for Women in Science in the Developing World"

    Presented by Shobhana Narasimhan, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

    Friday, March 8, 2019, 12 pm
    Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

    Narashima will discuss how women scientists in the developing world face a unique set of challenges. Besides coping with limited resources, they also face societal constraints imposed by their gender. She will also explore statistics that show how some developing countries have a higher proportion of women scientists than economically developed nations. This event is part of the "Girl Power in STEM: Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change!" Symposium (March 8-9) sponsored by BWIS and Stony Brook University Women in Science and Engineering. To register or learn more about this event, please go to: https://www.bnl.gov/iwd2019/

  4. Brookhaven Women In Science Speaker

    "Probing the Epigenome to Target Breast Cancer"

    Camila dos Santos, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

    Thursday, January 31, 2019, 4 pm
    Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

    The epigenome is a multitude of chemical compounds that can modify the DNA and DNA-associated proteins in the cell, altering the genome leading to heritable mutations. Dr. dos Santos studies mechanisms underlying these epigenetic regulations of normal and malignant mammary gland development. Her group developed a model in which pregnancy can prevent the development of mammary tumors, an approach that will yield answers directly related to cancer prevention. Dr. dos Santos completed her Postdoctoral studies with Gregory Hannon at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Recipient of several awards, including the 2018 Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Award, Dr. Camila dos Santos is member of the CSHL WISE executive board.

  5. BWIS Talk: The Science of Success: Accelerating Women in STEM Leadership for Better Results

    DDI Consultants

    Thursday, November 29, 2018, 4 pm
    Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

    Less than 30 percent of the world's researchers are women, an imbalance which is gradually growing smaller as more women are pursuing degrees in science. But while more women are entering the field, men still hold the vast majority of leadership roles, a gender gap that gets wider at each progressive level of leadership and has shown little change over the years. This disparity is not just an issue for aspirational women in science, but threatens the success of projects and research advancements. In this session, leadership experts Jazmine Boatman and Nick Razzette will discuss the business benefits of gender diversity in leadership and address how bias creates wasted potential, keeping women on the sidelines when their talents, knowledge, and perspectives could be triggering breakthrough success. In addition, they will present actionable steps to help women amplify their impact as leaders, and offer specific steps men can take to support gender equity in the workplace. Coffee and refreshments at 3:45 p.m. This event is open to the public.

  6. BWIS Lecture: Fly Girls: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II

    Bruce Kagan

    Thursday, November 8, 2018, 12 pm
    Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Bruce Kagan will give an engaging and stirring presentation on the heroic contributions of the brave young Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) who helped the Allies win World War II. Note, this presentation includes some images of war which may not be suitable for younger audiences.

  7. BWIS-BERA Camp Science Fair

    Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 11:30 am
    Berkner Hall, Room B

    Hosted by: Firoza Zanoni

    The participating children will present their science fair projects and enjoy lunch.

  8. BWIS Gertrude S. Goldhaber Award Ceremony

    Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 12 pm
    Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

    Please join Brookhaven Women in Science as they award this year's Gertrude S. Goldhaber Award recipient.

  9. BWIS Talk

    "A Scientist's Journey: From Research to Regulation Policies"

    Presented by Mamta Naidu, Center of Cancer Systems Biology

    Thursday, July 12, 2018, 4:30 pm
    Hamilton Seminar Room, Bldg. 555

    Dr. Naidu's research focused on DNA damage repair and dose-response to low and high LET radiation. Her research has led her to embrace a new endeavor: development of human subjects protection regulations. Indian-born Dr. Naidu started her career at BARC, Mumbai studying the effects of radio-detoxified lipopolysaccharide on immune cells. At the NYU School of Medicine, she further explored autoimmune disorders. She later joined the NASA Space Research Laboratory, BNL, focusing on the effects of radiation on the immune system as part of the space program. Dr. Naidu ascribes her success to her numerous mentors and sponsors; motivating her to be a mentor and sponsor. Dr. Naidu is the recipient of a NASA Space Radiobiology Research Award. This event is open to the public. Coffee and cookies at 4:00 p.m.

  10. BWIS Speaker

    "The 'Sniffing' Kidney"

    Presented by Jennifer Pluznick, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Thursday, June 28, 2018, 4 pm
    Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

    The speaker will discuss the chemical sensors which our body uses for smell and taste, which are 'classically' found in the nose and tongue, are also found in the kidney and in blood vessels, and that these individual sensors play functional roles in physiology. These sensors are chemical detectors, very well-developed to do their functions by evolution, and recent studies have shown that many other organs and tissues in the body take advantage of these receptors. We are particularly interested in how the kidney – which is responsible for maintaining homeostasis, or balance, in the body – utilizes these receptors. Jen is now an Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Coffee and cookies at 4:00 p.m. This event is open to the public.

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