Special Sessions

MAC FRED Program Presentations and Networking Reception

Organizers: Leslie Caromile, University of Connecticut Health Center, Latanya Hammonds-Odie, Georgia Gwinnett College, Charles Spencer, University of Texas-El Paso, Fernando Vanhoff, University of Maryland Baltimore County

ASCB MAC FRED Program was designed to provide training and mentorship in grant writing for postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty members who identify as members of underrepresented in science or are faculty members at a minority-serving institution. Join us and learn more about what the FRED program offers. This is a great opportunity to connect with FRED I Program mentee alums, mentor alums, and 2021 virtual workshop participants to expand your network and establish potential collaborations for future projects.

WICB 50th Anniversary "Wonder Women in Cell Biology"

Organizers: Yishi Jin, University of California San Diego, Emily Mace, Columbia University, Yuko Miyamoto, Elon University,

The goal of this session is to recognize the contribution of women to cell biology to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Women in Cell Biology (WICB). We will feature research presentations by past WICB award winners and others who have supported and embraced WICB initiatives over the years as well as those that represent the future of the WICB.