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Congratulations to the 2013 GWIS Alpha Omega travel award winners!
Carolyn Bauer, graduate student in the Department of Biology at Tufts University, for her presentation at the American Society of Mammalogists Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, June 2013.
Elise Heiss, graduate student in the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University, for her presentation at the 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu, HI, February 2014.
Katrice King, graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at WPI, for her presentation at the 58th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting in San Francisco, CA, February 2014.
This program is made possible by generous donations from GWIS members.
Repair of Basic Laboratory Equipment,
Building 68 Room 674, MIT, January 16, 2013, 5:30-7:30 PM
Engineer Charles Moses will conduct a course on repair of laboratory equipment, geared toward but not limited to beginners. Equipment will include: electrophoresis units, spectrophotometers, motors on shakers and centrifuges, etc. General topics will also include: assessing the tools required to disassemble, fix and reassemble a piece of equipment; tool quality; and rational disassembly of equipment when the function of some component is not known. Bring broken equipment on which to practice.
Bldg 68, Room 674, MIT. For more information, contact: Brenda Minesinger, 68-647, firstname.lastname@example.org or CT Moses, email@example.com
Congratulations to the 2012 GWIS Alpha Omega travel award winners!
Christine R. Lattin, graduate student in the Department of Biology at Tufts University, for her presentation at the 10th International Symposium on Avian Endocrinology in Gifu Japan, June 2012.
Jennifer Mortensen, graduate student in the Department of Biology at Tufts University, for her presentation at the North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver, Canada, August 2012.
Special thanks to our sponsors Pearson Higher Education and members of GWIS.
Congratulations to the 2011 GWIS Alpha Omega travel award winners!
Alisha Holland, graduate student in the Psychology Department at Boston College, for her presentation at the Ninth Biennial Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition in New York, June 2011.
April Jewell, graduate student in the Department of Chemistry at Tufts University, for her presentation at the 10th International Conference on the Structure of Surfaces, Hong Kong, August 2011.
Special thanks to our sponsors Pearson Higher Education, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and McGraw-Hill.
Congratulations to the 2010 GWIS Alpha Omega travel award winners!
Jean Chang, graduate student in the BioInstrumentation Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology for her presentation at the International Materials Research Conference meeting, Cancun, Mexico, in August 2010.
Georgia Karagiorgi, graduate student in the Physics Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for her presentation at the Neutrino 2010 conference in Athens, Greece, in June 2010.
Funding for this award is generously provided by VWR Scientific. Please support our sponsors!
Details available under GWIS Fellowships
To advance the participation and recognition of women in science and to foster research through grants, awards, and fellowships.
Graduate Women in Science is an interdisciplinary society of scientists who encourage and support women to enter and achieve success in science through full participation in their scientific research and its applications; in the development and advancement of women; in the integration of their careers, personal goals, and society's needs; and by professional networking and mutual inspiration.
GWIS National Organization: www.gwis.org
gwis at heimdall dot org
The Boston (Alpha Omega) chapter of GWIS was re-established in 2002.