Annual Jocelyn Spragg Lecture & Career Panel


Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 12:15pm to 1:15pm


Cannon Room, Building C, 240 Longwood Ave.

Invited guest speaker: Dr. Daniel Colón-Ramos, Associate professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Yale School of Medicine.
Description: Lecture will be followed by lunch* with graduate students and post-doctoral fellows (see link to RSVP for lunch below), then a career panel that includes persons of color from diverse career tracks, panel begins at 4:15pm.
This symposium is in memory of Dr. Jocelyn Spragg who was a strong advocate for women and minorities in science. She established one of the first summer programs, the Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program (SHURP), for undergraduates in the US to increase diversity in science.
12:15-1:15pm    Lecture with Dr. Colón-Ramos
1:30-3:00pm      Lunch* (RSVP requested)
4:15-5:15pm      Alumni Career Panel
*There is an opportunity for post-doctoral fellows to meet Dr. Colon-Ramos during breakfast from 8:15 - 9:15am, or during lunch from 1:30 - 3 PM on May 2nd.  To attend the breakfast or lunch, please RSVP here:

Sponsored by Minority Biomedical Scientists of Harvard. Funding from HILS, The COOP, GSC, and DMS
More information:


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