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Women in Science Speak: Inspire, Mentor, Celebrate

Date Fri, Feb 11
Time 10: 00 AM - 11: 30 AM
Location Virtual

Join Woman to Woman Mentoring, Inc. and Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., current operator of the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, for a panel discussion on inspiring and cultivating careers in science. Hear successful women scientists share their perspectives on pursuing careers in science, advancing allyship and mentorship, achieving goals through self-advocacy, and more. To start off the event, Dr. Carla Williams, Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health at Howard University, will give a keynote speech.

Keynote Speaker:
Carla Williams, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Howard University and Interim Director of the Howard University Cancer Center

Panelists:
Ruth Nussinov, Ph.D, Senior Principal Investigator, Head, Computational Structural Biology Section, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Jana Ognjenovic, Ph.D, Senior Scientist and Group Leader for the Advanced Cryo-Electron Microscopy Technology Group, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Uma Mudunuri, M.S, Manager and Software Engineer, Advanced Biomedical Computational Science, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Mary Kearney, Ph.D, Senior Scientist, Head, Translational Research Section and Deputy Program Director, HIV Dynamics and Replication Program, National Cancer Institute

Stephanie Mummert, Ph.D, Primary Patent Examiner, US Patent and Trademark Office

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