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Dean’s Transformative Leaders Series With Erin O’Shea, PhD

January 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Erin O'Shea, PhD

Erin O'Shea flyer“Imagining a Brighter Future for U.S. Science”

ERIN O’SHEA (NAS) is Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s (HHMI’s) sixth president and the first woman to lead the Institute. HHMI is dedicated to discovering and sharing scientific knowledge to benefit us all. Under Dr. O’Shea’s leadership, the Institute has expanded its strategic and financial commitments to open, inclusive science. A leader in the fields of gene regulation, signal transduction, and systems biology, Dr. O’Shea has been an HHMI Investigator since 2000 and leads a lab at the Janelia Research Campus. Prior to becoming HHMI President in 2016, she served as Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer. Before that, she was Director of Harvard University’s Center for Systems Biology and served on the faculties of Harvard University and the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. O’Shea is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Microbiology, and an associate member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). Washingtonian magazine has named her one of the “most powerful women in Washington” three times. She received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Smith College and her Ph.D. in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

3:00 PM Reception to follow at 4:00 PM

For those who cannot attend in person, the seminar will be recorded and made available for viewing at a later date. Please contact Cort Brinkerhoff with any questions: cort.brinkerhoff@med.usc.edu

Kindly RSVP by January 3rd at
www.usc.edu/ESVP | Code: OSHEA
This event is only open to students, faculty and staff of the Keck School of Medicine

Details

Date:
January 9
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.usc.edu/ESVP

Organizer

Office of the Dean

Venue

Mayer Auditorium, KAM
1975 Zonal Ave.
Los Angeles, 90033 United States
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