Mentorship & Networking Initiative Event

ADVANCE Scholar Award Seminar
Davis, CA

The ADVANCE Scholar Award program encourages research leadership and outreach to underserved communities and/or mentorship of underrepresented students to highlight and celebrate the contributions that women STEM faculty at UC Davis have made to their respective fields. ADVANCE Scholars are selected for their outstanding scientific and mentoring contributions.

At this seminar, ADVANCE Scholar JoAnne Engebrecht will make a presentation on her research and mentorship activities, followed by an informal reception.

Where: Student Community Center, Multi-Purpose Room

When: Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 12:30pm-1:30pm

“Sex, Sex Chromosomes and Checkpoints,” JoAnne Engebrecht, Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology

JoAnne Engebrecht received her Ph.D. from Scripps Institution of
Oceanography where she analyzed genes required for bacterial
bioluminescence. As a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University she studied
meiosis in yeast. Dr. Engebrecht has continued to study various aspects of
meiosis in yeast and worms in her faculty positions at Stony Brook
University and since 2003 at the University of California, Davis.

Register by April 28, 2017:

Audience: Faculty Members, Postdoctoral Scholars, Graduate Students, Staff