BIO5 Inspiring Women In STEM

Inspiring women in stem

Friday, February 28, 2020
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building
1657 E. Helen St., Tucson, AZ, 85721


Are you a woman STEM researcher? Do you have questions or concerns about being a woman in STEM? Would you like to learn from women who have distinguished themselves in the STEM field?

An interactive panel of inspiring women from cross-disciplinary STEM fields will share their unique journeys. The panelists will be representative of different career stages to offer the broadest perspective possible. Following the panel discussion there will be a one-on-one networking session with panelists providing attendees with an opportunity to gain further insight. This event is open to local community members, high school students, and the UA community at large, and is designed to inspire women in their pursuit of a STEM education and/or career.





Women in STEM Video





Amelia Gallitano, MD, PhD

Neuropsychiatric Illnesses
Director, Women in Medicine and Science
Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute
Associate Professor, Basic Medical Sciences
Associate Professor, Neuroscience - GIDP
Associate Professor, Psychiatry


Jennifer Barton, PhD

jennifer barton

Biomedical Optics, Imaging, Early Detection
Director, BIO5 Institute
Professor, Agricultural-Biosystems Engineering
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor, Medical Imaging
Professor, Optical Sciences


Zelieann Craig, PhD   

zelieann craig

Infertility and Women's Health
Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute
Associate Professor, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Associate Professor, Physiological Sciences - GIDP


Lisbeth Haaheim 

lisbeth haaheim

BIO5 Ambassador, Ryan Lab


Laura Meredith, PhD

laura meredith

Heterogenous Soil Systems
Director, Biosphere 2 - Tropical Rain Forest
Assistant Professor, BIO5 Institute
Assistant Professor, Ecosystem Genomics
Assistant Professor, Genetics - GIDP
Assistant Professor, Global Change - GIDP
Assistant Professor, Hydrology / Atmospheric Sciences


Emily Merritt

emily merrit

Toxoplasma gondii & Alzheimer's disease
Graduate Student
Koshy Lab


Patricia Stock, PhD

patrica stock

Nematodes Parasites and Pathogens of Insects
Director, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Endowed Chair, Weiler
Professor, BIO5 Institute
Professor, Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Professor, Entomology
Professor, Entomology / Insect Science - GIDP


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