2021 iPoLS Education Meeting: Black in iPoLS
March 12-13, 2021
Join us for the 2021 Physics of Living Systems Education Meeting to learn more about how we can better support Black scientists in the field. Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, undergrads, and K-12 educators are encouraged to attend.
Friday, March 12, 2021, 1:30 - 5pm Eastern
Three talks from leaders in academia and industry highlighting best practices in improving research climate, culture, and opportunities for Black scientists in interdisciplinary scientific research.
Featured Speakers, March 12, 2021
Ebony O. McGee, PhD
Donnell Walton, PhD
Alison P. Williams, PhD
Saturday, March 13, 2021, 1 - 4pm Eastern
Mentoring workshops for students including:
1. Becoming an Effective Mentor: Strategies, Skills, and Conversations
2. Networking Strategies for Building a Mentor Team Tailored to Your Identities and Interests
Facilitators, March 13, 2021
Victoria McDonnell, PhD
Robert Tillman, PhD
Register now. Download flyer. Agenda available.
Sharlene Denos, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Department of Physics, and the Center for the Physics of Living Cells
Margie Dieter, Rice University, Department of Physics, and the Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
Erika Henderson, University of Houston, Office of the Provost
Lee Limbird, Fisk University, Dean of Natural Sciences
Marta McNeese, Spelman College, Department of Physics
Lee Qian, Fisk University, Department of Computer Science and Mathematics