LUNCHEON 11:45 a.m.; LECTURE 12:15 p.m.
The first event in this series is Women in Science and Medicine: Can You Achieve Work/Life Satisfaction? A Panel Discussion sponsored by the Berger Institute on Work, Family and Children, the Joint ScIence Department, and the 5 College Women in Science Club. Panel members: Angelika Niemz, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Professor, director of research, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences; co-author, Specific versus Nonspecific Isothermal DNA Amplification through Thermophilic Polymerase and Nicking Enzyme Activities (2008) and Isothermal DNA Amplification with Gold Nanosphere-based Visual Colorimetric Readout for Herpes Simplex Virus Detection (2007); Nina Karnovsky, Associate Professor of Biology, Pomona College; co-author, The Impact and Importance of Production in Polynyas to Top-trophic Predators: Three Case Histories (2007) and Foraging Behavior of Little Auks in a Heterogeneous Environment (2003); Jean Doble, research director, Amgen, Inc.; Stephanie Cropper, M.D.; obstetrician and gynecologist.
To view a more complete biography of these panelists, go to the Berger Institute website.