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A Full Circle of Native and Indigenous Scientists in Quantitative Biology

Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:00am to 5:00pm

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  • Friday, November 19, 2021 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Organized by Willow Coyote-Maestas, QBI presents "A Full Circle of Native and Indigenous Scientists in Quantitative Biology" on November 18 and 19, 2021. The symposium will highlight Native and Indigenous scientists across the United States, and provide them with professional development and community building opportunities. Our long term goal is to build a welcoming community of Native basic scientists at UCSF and this is the first step towards achieving that goal. This event represents the full circle of career stages for Native scientists, including learners, faculty, and faculty emeritus. 


Rosanna Alegado, University of Hawaii

Matt Anderson, Ohio State College of Medicine

Keolu Fox, University of California, San Diego

Andrea Gomez, University of California, Berkeley 

Kat Milligan-Myher, University of Connecticut

Clifton Poodry, University of Oregon; University of California, Santa Cruz

Judith Simcox, University of Wisconsin

Margaret Werner-Washburne, University of New Mexico

This event will also feature undergraduates, post-baccalaureates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers, who will share their scientific and personal stories and meet other Native researchers from across the country. A list of participating trainees will be announced soon.

Event Details

  • Tatum Okamoto
  • Doris Kawakami
  • Sylvestre Quevedo

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