B'more Women in STEM vs COVID-19

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The AWIS Greater Baltimore Chapter is beyond excited to present “B’more Women in STEM vs. COVID-19”, a virtual panel featuring the women in STEM behind important COVID-19 research currently ongoing in Baltimore. Come hear women scientists of different STEM disciplines (epidemiology, microbiology, chemistry, computer science) discuss their work, which includes making a smartphone app that tracks COVID-19 hotspots, analyzing data on COVID-19 prejudice against Chinese-Americans, and searching for potential vaccines and therapeutics against COVID-19.

Here’s a list of the panelists:

  • Anne E. Corrigan, M.S., Senior Research Data Analyst, JH Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • Amparo Güemes González, M.S., Doctoral Intern, JHU School of Engineering

  • Holly Hammond, M.S., Laboratory Research Supervisor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • Emily Heil, PharmD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

  • Shimei Pan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems, UMBC

  • Katherine Seley-Radtke, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMBC

This event will be held virtually over Zoom and is open to members AND non-members! Join us on June 5th to hear these brilliant scientists talk about their research, their experience with working on one of the biggest events of our lifetime, and their journey as women in STEM.

The Greater Baltimore Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) supports the advancement of women in STEM fields by promoting and facilitating career development, mentoring, and leadership activities in Baltimore and its surrounding areas.


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