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GWIS Chicago Science Talks

Modified: May 22, 2017

The goal of these seminars is to provide a spotlight for scientists to share their work with a diverse group of women in science and science enthusiasts. Please join GWIS and learn about what these fantastic scientists do for a living!

WHEN: May 22th, 2017 6-8:00 PM
WHERE: Goethe Institut, 150 N. Michigan Ave Suite #200, Chicago, IL

RSVP HERE, For questions/comments please contact: chicago@gwis.org

*Everyone is welcomed, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, gender, gender identity,
disability status, height, weight, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.*


Guest Speaker: Marianne Lalonde, Ph.D.
Associate Consultant, ZS Associates/ AAAS Congressional Fellow
Before assuming her current position at ZS, Dr. Lalonde served as an ACSsponsored AAAS Congressional Fellow from 2014-2015. She acted as a legislative fellow in the personal office of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) advising on energy and environmental policy.

Kelly Brooke Jarvis, Ph.D.
Postdoc, Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
4D flow MRI for the Improved Assessment of Cardiovascular Hemodynamics in Congenital Heart Disease

Eliza Jacobs-Brichford
Graduate student, Department of Psychology, UIC
Lasting effects of adolescent cannabinoid exposure on prefrontal cortex

Claudia I Rivera Vera
Graduate student, Department of Chemistry, UIC
Turning Quantum Dots into Cell-Friendly Imaging Tools and Problems toOvercome

Alena Kozlova
Graduate student, Department of Biological Sciences, UIC
Crosstalk between acetylcholine receptors affects neuromuscular communication in C. elegans

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