Inspiring Women in Science 2017 - Schedule of Events

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All events are on April 20 in the Martinos Auditorium at the Granoff Center for the Arts on the Brown University main campus.

Morning Session

9:00 - 9:05

Opening Remarks: Dr. Sheila Blumstein

9:10​ - ​9:45

Dr. Karen Fischer: When plates collide: Using earthquake waves to understand Earth’s interior

9:50​ - 10:25​

Dr. Bethany Jenkins: Nutrient Metabolism in Diatoms: Linking Genomes to Ecosystems

10:30​ - 11:05

Dr. Amanda Lynch: Sea Ice and the Polar Vortex

11:05​ - 11:20

Coffee Break

11:​20 ​- ​12:10

Conversation with Diane Samuels, Artist, Lines of Sight Bridge

 

 

Lunch Break

12:15​ - 1:30

Lunch Break

   

Afternoon Session

1:40 - 1:55

President Christina Paxson 

​1:55 - ​2​:3​0

Dr. Carol Espy-Wilson: Acoustic to Articulatory Mapping of Speech

2:​30​ - 3:05

Dr. Marlene Behrmann: A broader vision of vision

​3:10 - 3:45

Dr. Huda Akil: Searching for the Molecules of Emotion

3:50 ​- ​4:00

Closing Remarks: Dr. Phyllis Dennery

4:00

Reception