…faculty sponsor, Dr. Sergio Mendes, Research
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Optical
Dr. Mendes studies biomolecular assemblies and interface
phenomena investigated by highly sensitive optical guided-wave
If any UBRPer would like to host a Lunch on Us! for
a faculty sponsor, contact the UBRP Office.
Save the date!
PANEL: WOMEN IN SCIENCE
2006, 4:00 PM LSS 340
Have you ever noticed that women outnumber men among
undergraduate biology majors, but at the postdoctoral level
and beyond men are represented in greater numbers than
What happens that men tend to be retained in science in greater
numbers than women? This panel will explore the magnitude
of the problem and discuss some of the reasons women may
leave the scientific workforce. We also will discuss possible
strategies for encouraging students, and particularly women,
to persist in science. Panelists: Dr. Molly Hunter,
Assistant Professor of Entomology; Dr. Marilyn Halonen, Professor
Pharmacology; Dr. F. Ann Walker, Regents Professor of Chemistry;
and Dr. John Hildebrand, Regents Professor of Neurobiology.
Following the panel, there will be an informal reception.
This event is open to all. Please come and bring others!