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Pre-conference Program

Public lecture & Mentoring Workshop

Sunday, June 13, 2021

The day before the conference (Sunday, June 13, 2021) will consist of an opening Public Lecture (Sandra Loerakker), an early-career mentoring workshop, and a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) panel discussion.

Time (PDT) Scheduled Event Speaker
9:00am Opening Public Lecture Sandra Loerakker (click to view abstract)

Early Career Workshop
10:00am Introduction Stacey Smith?
10:30am Challenges in Grad School Shelby Scott
11:00am Things I Wish I'd Known as a Postdoc Rebecca Everett
11:30am How to get a tenure-track job Stacey Smith?
1:00pm Panel discussion
(Non-academic careers)
Facilitated by Rebecca Everett
Panelists: Blerta Shtylla, Helen Moore, Susan Massey, Malidi Ahamadi

DEI Discussions
2:00pm Discussions Celebrating and Building Diversity in Mathematical Biology: Setting the Stage for SMB 2021 Facilitated by Stacey Finley, Suzanne Sindi, Mikahl Banwarth-Kuhn and the SMB DEI Committee.