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June WiLS Leadership Team Meeting

Thursday, Jun 1, 5 pm

Interested in joining the Women in Life Sciences leadership team? Stop by our next monthly meeting on April 6th at 5 pm!

Participating in WiLS is a great way to make a difference at UCSF. You can help us create the events and resources that you'd like to see to help women at UCSF thrive. We plan networking events, skill and career-building workshops, and raise awareness about issues and policies that affect women in science. Join us to help make it...

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Student & Postdoc Parents lunch

Friday, May 12, 12 pm

Lunch discussion for student & postdoc parents (and anyone else who wants to join).  Meet with other student and postdoc parents to discuss the challenges and successes of being a parent and a trainee at UCSF.

Men & women welcome.

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Student & Postdoc Parents Discussion

Friday, Apr 14, 12 pm

Meet with other student & postdoc parents to discuss the challenges and successes of being a parent and a trainee at UCSF.

Light lunch provided!

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May WiLS Leadership Team Meeting

Thursday, May 4, 5 pm

Interested in joining the Women in Life Sciences leadership team? Stop by our next monthly meeting on April 6th at 5 pm!

Participating in WiLS is a great way to make a difference at UCSF. You can help us create the events and resources that you'd like to see to help women at UCSF thrive. We plan networking events, skill and career-building workshops, and raise awareness about issues and policies that affect women in science. Join us to help make it...

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Synapse article on the maternal wall bias and "Title IX and Babies" WiLS seminar

Ariane Panzer's article for Synapse, "The Maternal Wall Bias," highlights the impact of becoming a parent on women's career in academic science, and discusses our recent WiLS event featuring Center for WorkLife Law Staff Attorney Jessica Lee, and her seminar on research on this subject. Check it out!

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Class Capture link to Title IX and Babies seminar

For those who are not able to attend in person or want to re-watch the seminar, the link to watch via simulcast/ Class Capture is here. 

Unfortunately Mary Ann Mason was under the weather and not able to make it today, but we were lucky enough to be joined instead by her colleague, Jessica Lee, a Staff Attorney from the UC Hastings Center for WorkLike Law. Check out The Pregnant Scholar, which is full of great information on how Title IX applies to university students who are...

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April Women in Life Sciences Leadership Meeting

Thursday, Apr 6, 5 pm

Interested in joining the Women in Life Sciences leadership team? Stop by our next monthly meeting on April 6th at 5 pm!

Participating in WiLS is a great way to make a difference at UCSF. You can help us create the events and resources that you'd like to see to help women at UCSF thrive. We plan networking events, skill and career-building workshops, and raise awareness about issues and policies that affect women in science. Join us to help make it...

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Class Capture link to WiLS discussion on science policy with Mary Maxon

Missed the discussion on national science policy with Mary Maxon, Biosciences Principal Deputy at LBNL and former Assistant Director for Biological Research in the White House OSTP under President Obama? You can still check it out via this link. Enjoy!

Thanks again to the Science Policy Group, the Office of Community and Government Relations and the Associated Students of the Graduate Division for co-sponsoring and funding. 

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Katherine L Thompson-Peer commented on the event National Science Policy with Mary Maxon

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National Science Policy: a discussion with Dr. Mary Maxon

Coming soon from WiLS and the Science Policy Group!

Thursday, February 16th at 4 pm Mission Hall Rooms 1401 and 1402

We're hosting Dr. Mary Maxon, Biosciences Principal Deputy at LBNL and former Assistant Director for Biological Research in the White House OSTP under President Obama, for an open discussion of all things science policy. The UCSF Director of Research Strategy, India Hook-Barnard, will moderate the discussion, and everyone from the UCSF community is welcome to...

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Katherine L Thompson-Peer

For those of you who weren’t able to make it in person, there is a recording https://lecture.ucsf.edu/ets/Play/4df42a2a47584ef6a92e6cfedf28bd491d

Pursuing Gender Equity at UCSF - notes

Back in September WiLS and the Science Policy Group hosted a panel discussion on the state of gender equity at UCSF. If you missed the discussion, you can still check out our notes from the event or view the discussion via Class Capture.

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Title IX and Babies: Professor Mary Ann Mason Seminar

Monday, Mar 6, 4 pm

Please join us for "Title IX and Babies," a formal seminar with Mary Ann Mason, Professor of the Graduate School, UC Berkeley, and a Faculty Affiliate of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.

Prof. Mason’s scholarship spans children and family law, policy, and history. Her most recent work has focused on the rights of the child in the fast growing world of assisted reproduction and genetic enhancement. Her new book is Babies of Technology: Assisted Reproduction and the...

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Candace Britton

Missed the seminar today? The link to view via Class Capture is here! https://lecture.ucsf.edu/ets/Play/f4957aae055c43dfa6f6ac5755968aae1d

FYI, Mary Ann Mason was out sick so her colleague Jessica Lee from the UC Hastings Center for WorkLife Law filled in. Huge thank you to Jessica!

http://worklifelaw.org/

Join a Professional Problem Solving Group

For Graduate Students:

There are two Professional Problem Solving Groups for female graduate students at UCSF, one at Mission Bay and another at Parnassus. The goal of these groups is to create a safe, confidential space where peers can help each other tackle the challenges of graduate school. Some of our past discussions have covered topics like, cultivating mentor/mentee relationships, defusing workplace conflicts, recognizing and overcoming challenges for women in the workplace, and...

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Managing Difficult Situations: a guide

Xiaowei Zou, a UCSF postdoc and WiLS leadership team member, put together an excellent guide on Managing Difficult Situations during your postdoc. Check it out!

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March WiLS Leadership Team Meeting

Thursday, Mar 2, 5 pm

We are always looking for UCSF students and postdocs to join the WiLS leadership team! Participating in WiLS is a great way to make a difference at UCSF. You can help us create the events and resources that you'd like to see to help women at UCSF thrive. We plan networking events, skill and career-building workshops, and raise awareness about issues and policies that affect women in science. Join us to help make it happen!

Email candace.britton@ucsf.edu for more...

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WiLS Careers in Industry: Merck Panel Discussion

Thursday, Mar 23, 6:30 pm

Curious about careers in the biopharmaceutical industry? Join us for a panel discussion with three women who are scientists at Merck Research Laboratories in Palo Alto. The panel includes: 

Yao Yu, PhD, a Scientist who focuses on protein purification and characterization Christina Kochel, PhD, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow studying tumor immunotherapeutics Anna Sedello, PhD, Associate Director, Nonclinical Pharmacology Technical Writer, who coordinates the writing of regulatory...
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February WiLS Leadership Meeting

Thursday, Feb 2, 5 pm

We are always looking for UCSF students and postdocs to join the WiLS leadership team! Participating in WiLS is a great way to make a difference at UCSF. You can help us create the events and resources that you'd like to see to help women at UCSF thrive. We plan networking events, skill and career-building workshops, and raise awareness about issues and policies that affect women in science. Join us to help make it happen!

Email candace.britton@ucsf.edu for more...

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National Science Policy with Mary Maxon

Thursday, Feb 16, 4 pm

Come discuss science policy with Mary Maxon!

Mary Maxon is the Biosciences Area Principal Deputy at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she is responsible for developing strategies for the use of biosciences to address national-scale challenges in energy and environment. She has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, having served as the Assistant Director for Biological Research at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in the...

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Katherine L Thompson-Peer

For those of you who weren’t able to make it in person, there is a recording https://lecture.ucsf.edu/ets/Play/4df42a2a47584ef6a92e6cfedf28bd491d

WiLS Career Talk

Tuesday, Dec 13, 6 pm

WiLS invites all trainees to join us for our inaugural Career Pizza Talk seminar, featuring Ann McEvoy. After completing her PhD at UC Berkeley, Ann transitioned into industry -- first working at GE Healthcare and is currently a scientist at Singular Bio. We will be hosting an informal round-table discussion to hear more about her career and career trajectory. 

Pizza will be served.

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WiLS Career Talk

Tuesday, Dec 13, 6 pm

WiLS invites all trainees to join us for our inaugural Career Pizza Talk seminar, featuring Ann McEvoy. After completing her PhD at UC Berkeley, Ann transitioned into industry -- first working at GE Healthcare and is currently a scientist at Singular Bio. We will be hosting an informal round-table discussion to hear more about her career and career trajectory. 

Pizza will be served.

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Women at UCSF in Science Policy (Set-Up)

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2 pm

Panel discussion from women working in science policy at UCSF. 

India Hook-Barnard, PhD, Director of Research Strategy in the UCSF Office of Science Policy and Strategy.  Moderator. Theresa O’Brien, PhD, UCSF Associate Chancellor. Margot Kushel, MD, Professor of Medicine, researches the health and health care utilization patterns of homeless adults and other vulnerable populations

Organized by Women in Life Sciences (WiLS) and the Science Policy Group (SPG), with support from...

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Women at UCSF in Science Policy

Tuesday, Dec 6, 3 pm

Panel discussion from women working in science policy at UCSF. 

India Hook-Barnard, PhD, Director of Research Strategy in the UCSF Office of Science Policy and Strategy.  Moderator. Theresa O’Brien, PhD, UCSF Associate Chancellor. Margot Kushel, MD, Professor of Medicine, researches the health and health care utilization patterns of homeless adults and other vulnerable populations

Organized by Women in Life Sciences (WiLS) and the Science Policy Group (SPG), with support from...

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Katherine L Thompson-Peer

THE DISCUSSION IS FROM 2-3pm, not 3-4 pm.

Katherine L Thompson-Peer

Liz Silva, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, will also be participating.

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