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NIH-SACNAS Chapter November Meeting: A Celebration of Native American and Hispanic Heritage Months

Special Event: Teaching/Mentoring

Nov 16, 2017

This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientist/Staff Clinician.

The NIH SACNAS Chapter (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) would like to invite you to join us for a special event to celebrate the Native American and Hispanic Heritage Months. An outstanding group of speakers will share their career experiences as scientists, their culture, the importance of mentorship during their professional journey and how SACNAS has played a role in their career or as a support group.

This would be a great opportunity for trainees at all levels to learn from their experiences and network.

Panelist thus far are:

Patricia Becerra, PhD.- Senior Investigator, National Eye Institute (NEI), NIH
Cliff A. Poodry, PhD.-Senior Science Education Fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
David Wilson, Ph.D.- Director, Tribal Health Research Office, Office of the Director, NIH
Edgar Moctezuma, Ph.D.- Professor, Cellular Biology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Maryland, College Park

Everyone is welcome to attend!
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Natasha Lugo at