To be held virtually July 8 — 20, 2020
Memorial Sloan Kettering is pleased to present the inaugural Marie-Josée Kravis Women in Science Endeavor (WiSE) Symposium. This series of scientific talks from leaders in biomedical science will take place virtually July 8-20, 2020.
Each talk will be broadcast as part of the MSK Science Spotlight series, which is available via livestream and open to all.
Kravis WiSE is a multifaceted initiative designed to support female-identified scientists and promote gender equity at MSK and beyond. Learn more about Kravis WiSE at MSK.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 4:30 pm EDT
Kravis WiSE Fellowship Winners
Sahana Rao (graduate fellowship winner)
Linde Miles, PhD (postdoctoral fellowship winner)
Mohita Tagore, PhD (postdoctoral fellowship winner)
Monday, July 13, 2020, 4:30 pm EDT
Akiko Iwasaki, PhD
Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at Yale University School of Medicine; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Talk title: “Sex Differences in COVID-19 Immune Responses”
Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 4:30 pm EDT
Ashani Weeraratna, PhD
Chair, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Talk title: “A Wrinkle in TIME: How Age-Related Changes in the Tumor and Immune Microenvironment Drive Tumor Progression”
Monday, July 20, 2020, 4:30 pm EDT
Viviane Tabar, MD
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Theresa Feng Chair in Neurosurgical Oncology; Member, Cancer Biology and Genetics Program, Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering
Talk title: “Regional Specificity in Histone Mutant Brain Tumors”