Accomplishments in 2016
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SACNAS CHAPTER MEETING
1:15 PM Second Monday of every month in HSEB 2938.
HONORS AND AWARDS
SACNAS National Conference 2016
Graduate Oral Presentation Award
For her oral presentation titled, "Sortase-A Mediated Ligation of Insulin Fusion Derivatives from a New Insulin Precursor," Maria Disotuar won an award at t he 2016 SACNAS National Conference.
Judi Simcox presented at St. Edwards College in Austin, TX through the Genetics training grant
SACNAS NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Oct 19-21, 2017
Salt Lake City, UT
Abstracts for the National Conference are due Friday, April 28. Another opportunity to submit abstracts will be this summer if you are doing a summer research internship.
Podcast from SACNAS Chapter Vice President, Judi Simcox, "Fat, Proteins, and the Pursuit of Knowledge"
Podcast from SACNAS Chapter President, Daniela Chavez, "The Struggles and Successes of Chicanos and Native Americans in the Sciences at the University of Utah"
Dual Immersion Academy
We are looking for a 6-8th grade science teacher since our current teacher has been accepted into med school. Our students are 90% Hispanic/Latino. Our students LOVE science and STEM and we need a strong, passionate teacher who can continue to inspire and education these students while ensuring they receive the best possible education. See attachment
Dr. Ana María López, M.D., M.P.H., FACP
“Lessons on tenure, motherhood and leadership”
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 4 PM in HSEB 3515B
Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion, University of Utah Health Sciences
Director, Cancer Health Equity, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine
MARCH FOR SCIENCE SALT LAKE CITY
SATURDAY, April 22nd, 2017 (3 PM)
Meet at City Creek Park
The March for Science occurred Saturday, April 22, and began at 3pm at City Creek Park. Crowds marched up to the Capitol. SACNAS' Claudio Villanueva discussed the importance of biomedical research, diversity, and the funding of the next generation of scientists.
EMERY BROWN VISIT
Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 (4 PM) Classroom D SOM
Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 (6:30 AM) Classroom D SOM
Emery Brown is coming to the U and giving a talk for the Anesthesiology Conference and Grand Rounds. Conference talk is Tuesday, April 25 at 4pm in Classroom D SOM and Grand Rounds talk is Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30 AM Classroom D.
"Many great things coming out of his lab today as he's a pioneer in the area of computational neuroscience and anesthetized and awake state behaviors. Not to mention that he was the first black anesthesiologist to be accepted to all national academies of science, engineering and math."