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NIH SACNAS (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) Chapter Virtual Lunch: Native American Heritage Month Panel: Careers in Science

Discussion Group/Brown Bag: Networking Opportunities

Nov 19, 2020

This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

The NIH-SACNAS Chapter (Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) would like to invite you to their weekly virtual lunch on Thursdays. 

Please join us to celebrate Native American Heritage Month! NIH-SACNAS will be hosting a panel to discuss careers in science. Come  hear from Native American scientists who will talk about their career trajectory, their research interests and how their cultural heritage has influenced their career path. We look forward to having an engaging discussion with our panelists and learning about different career paths in science.

-Jani C. Ingram, Ph.D. Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry Department, Northern Arizona University
-Annie Belcourt, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice/Community and Public Health Sciences, University of Montana
-John Lowe, Ph.D., FAAN, McKenzie Professor in Health Disparities Research & Director of the Center for Indigenous Nursing Research for Health Equity, Florida State University 

Everyone is welcome! 

This will be online only. Registrants will receive a separate email with the Zoom link prior to the event.

For any questions, please contact Dr. Natasha Lugo-Escobar at  

Who are we?: We are a professional SACNAS chapter that provides a supportive and welcoming environment for Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans trainees and staff at the NIH to get together, exchange ideas, network, share successes, and strategize about future goals. Our chapter holds monthly meetings focus on scientific communication, networking, outreach, and career development to provide our members with resources and tools to improve and advance their careers. We are part of the National SACNAS organization (Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science). We welcome everyone to be part of our events.  If you are interested in joining the chapter, please sign-up to our list-serv (NIH-SACNAS).