About the 2022 New England Regional Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Meeting hosted by the Brown University Chapter of SACNAS
June 17-18, 2022
The 2022 New England Regional SACNAS Meeting is free and open to the public. The conference serves as a professional development and networking opportunity for undergraduate students, graduate students, post-baccalaureate students, post-doctoral researchers, staff, and faculty in all STEM disciplines in the New England area. SACNAS Regional Meetings create local opportunities for educational and career advancement, as well as a connection to SACNAS chapters across Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
The program will include two keynote speakers, oral presentations from undergraduate students, graduate students, post-baccalaureate students, post-doctoral researchers, and faculty, poster presentations from undergraduate students, graduate students, post-baccalaureate students, professional development workshops and a cultural celebration. Disciplines and fields represented at the conference will include, but are not limited to, public health, molecular biology, computer science, chemistry, mathematics, microbiology, immunology, evolutionary biology, geological sciences, marine biology, biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, data science, and physics.
About the Brown University Chapter of Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Latinx and Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM. The Brown University's Chapter of SACNAS continuously works to foster a supportive community and resilient network of scientists from underrepresented identities in STEM at Brown University and beyond. The chapter strives to promote and achieve true diversity in STEM through professional development, civic engagement, and community building.
Important Information Regarding Joint Conference Efforts
The 4th annual Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars and the New England Regional Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference will be taking place in conjunction and in person at Brown, June 16-18, 2022. The Nabrit Conference (June 16-17) and the New England SACNAS Conference (June 17-18) will meet in a shared session featuring a keynote talk by Dr. Kristy Red-Horse (Stanford University) on the afternoon of June 17.
The Samuel M. Nabrit Conference for Early Career Scholars is free and open to the public but requires separate registration; additional information is included below.
June 16-17, 2022
Brown University, Providence, RI
This free conference will showcase the research achievements of outstanding molecular life scientists from historically underrepresented groups. Featuring two keynote presentations, the conference program also includes short talks for invited attendees, poster presentations, and panel events. Speakers will be selected from applicants who are senior graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and beginning faculty members or industry scientists. Applications for oral presentation slots will open in March.
This will be an inclusive event, drawing attendees from the Brown BioMed community and the New England region, including graduate and undergraduate students, post-doctoral researchers and faculty.
The conference has been named in honor of Dr. Samuel Milton Nabrit, Brown's first African-American Ph.D. recipient and a marine biologist with a distinguished international career. Please contact [email protected] if you have questions about the conference.