Nancy Hopkins, Rosalind Franklin Society Board Member and Professor of Biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was interviewed in an article entitled "A passion for science without barriers" in this week's issue of Nature.
Edith Widder, PhD, CEO, President and Senior Scientist at the Ocean Research and Conservation Association and RFS Board Member, was featured in The New York Times this week in a lead Science Times article "Illuminating the Perils of Pollution, Nature's Way."
Jo Handelsman, PhD, President of the Rosalind Franklin Society, Professor at Yale University, and HHMI Professor, is featured in the November 2011 online issue of iBioMagazine. In her video, Dr. Handelsman "describes guidelines that she and her colleagues have developed to help scientists become better mentors. These include listening, asking questions, stating expectations and building independence. Good advice for scientists at all stages of their careers."
Please watch the video and share with your colleagues.
TEENS CLAIM TOP PRIZES IN 2011 SIEMENS COMPETITION IN MATH, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FOR DESIGNING NANOPARTICLE TO FIGHT CANCER AND APPLYING GAMING TECHNOLOGY TO HUMAN HEALTH
$100,000 Winners of Nation's Premier Science Research Competition for High School Students Announced at The George Washington University
Angela Zhang of Cupertino, California, Wins $100,000 Individual Prize; Ziyuan Liu and Cassee Cain of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Win $100,000 Team Prize
WASHINGTON, DC, December 5, 2011 – The year's highest science honor for high school students was awarded today to biochemistry research on cancer stem cells and an innovative use of gaming technology in the area of leg injuries and prosthetics in the 2011 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, America's premier science research competition for high school students.