Science, Technology, and Diversity for a Healthy World

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

7:30 AM-7:00 PM

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

1:00 PM-3:45 PM

Modern Mathematics Workshop
Suzanne Lenhart, PhD, Kelly Sturner, MS, Ricardo Cortez, PhD, Ivelisse Rubio, PhD, Ruth Crane, PhD and Jeff Brock, PhD

3:45 PM-4:10 PM

4:00 PM-8:00 PM

4:15 PM-5:00 PM

Modern Mathematics Keynote Address
Suzanne Lenhart, PhD and Ricardo Cortez, PhD

5:00 PM-6:30 PM

5:15 PM-6:25 PM

NSF Mathematics Institutes Panel Presentation
Leslie Hogben, PhD, Suzanne Lenhart, PhD, Janis Oldham, PhD, Jill Pipher, PhD, Chehrzad Shakiban, PhD, Christian Ratsch, PhD, Alissa Crans, PhD, Helen Chamberlin, PhD and Snehalata Huzurbazar, PhD

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Thursday, October 11, 2012

6:30 AM-7:30 AM

7:00 AM-1:00 PM

7:00 AM-8:00 PM

7:30 AM-11:00 AM

7:30 AM-1:00 PM

8:00 AM-8:00 PM

8:30 AM-10:00 AM

GENA: The Role of Genes in Cancer and Use of Biospecimens
Linda Burhansstipanov, PhD and Lynne Bemis, PhD

Graduate School Game Plan: Time to Get in the Game!
John Augusto, PhD and Roberta Pokphanh, PhD

Making New Contacts: Learning to Network Strategically
Brianna Blaser, PhD and Erica Chavez

Jana Marie Toutolmin and Joseph Barbieri, MD/PhD

World Domination: Starting (Reactivating) a SACNAS Chapter at Your School
Nancy Hurtado-Ziola, PhD and Lino Gonzalez, PhD

8:30 AM-11:45 AM

Creating a Winning Resume & CV
Allyn Kaufmann, PhD and Jorge Naciff, PhD

Postdoc Preparation Workshop
Alberto Roca, PhD

8:30 AM-1:40 PM

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Modern Mathematics Workshop (continued)
Ricardo Cortez, PhD, Suzanne Lenhart, PhD, Kelly Sturner, MS, Ivelisse Rubio, PhD and Jeff Brock, PhD

10:15 AM-11:45 AM

Cellular and Genetic Experimental Models of Human Conditions
Benjamin Ortiz, PhD, Allison Gammie, PhD and Luis Vidali, PhD

Expand Your Network: How to Identify Advisors, Mentors, Sponsors, and Collaborators for a Successful Career
Kermin Martinez-Hernandez, PhD, Mary Garcia-Cazarin, PhD, Nahyr Rovira-Figueroa, MS and Lino Gonzalez, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

1:30 PM-4:30 PM

1:45 PM-3:00 PM

2:00 PM-2:30 PM

2:30 PM-3:00 PM

4:00 PM-5:15 PM

5:15 PM-6:15 PM

6:30 PM-7:45 PM

8:15 PM-9:45 PM

Friday, October 12, 2012

7:00 AM-7:30 AM

7:00 AM-7:00 PM

7:15 AM-8:45 AM

8:00 AM-9:45 AM

8:00 AM-8:00 PM

8:30 AM-9:45 AM

8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Biology Education Research: Using Science To Teach Science More Effectively
Nancy Aguilar-Roca, PhD and Gloriana Trujillo, PhD

Glycoscience - A Sweet Combination of Scientific Disciplines
Nancy Hurtado-Ziola, PhD and Ruben Almaraz, PhD

Problems in Number Theory
Alejandra Alvarado, PhD and Edray Goins, PhD

Science and Technology for a Healthy Ocean
Corey Garza, PhD and Sarah Mesnick, PhD

This Land is OUR Land: Traditional Uses and Perspectives of the Land and its Chemistry
John Harada, PhD, Jorge Vivanco, PhD and Maria Elena Zavala, PhD

8:30 AM-11:45 AM

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

10:00 AM-7:00 PM

10:15 AM-11:45 AM

A Mathematical Invitation to Knot Theory
Dagan Karp, PhD, Robin Wilson, PhD and Mariel Vazquez, PhD

You Got Nerve
Michelle T. Juarez, PhD and Maria Castillo, PhD

12:00 PM-1:15 PM

12:45 PM-1:15 PM

1:30 PM-6:00 PM

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

4:30 PM-5:45 PM

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

5:30 PM-5:45 PM

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

6:50 PM-7:20 PM

7:30 PM-8:30 PM

8:00 PM-9:30 PM

8:00 PM-10:00 PM

9:45 PM-11:55 PM

10:00 PM-10:15 PM

Saturday, October 13, 2012

7:00 AM-7:30 AM

7:15 AM-8:15 AM

Breakfast & Who Wants to Be a Mathematician? Game
Michael Breen, PhD and Bill Butterworth, PhD

8:00 AM-8:45 AM

8:00 AM-2:00 PM

8:00 AM-8:00 PM

8:30 AM-7:00 PM

9:00 AM-11:00 AM

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

11:30 AM-11:45 AM

12:00 PM-12:45 PM

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

12:45 PM-1:15 PM

1:15 PM-3:00 PM

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Don't Get Derailed: Stay On Course In The Workplace
Jacquelyn Bolman, PhD, Guillermo Acosta, PhD and Sacha Patera, PhD

Preparing and Applying to Graduate School and the Interview Process
Cristina Villalobos, PhD and Luis Melara Jr., PhD

Workshop on NSF Funding for Graduate School
Marcelo Vinces, PhD and Wilson Francisco, PhD

1:30 PM-4:45 PM

Effectively Managing Conflict
Donna Blancero, PhD

Leading Change
Joseph Garcia, PhD

3:15 PM-4:45 PM

Developing a Workforce to Support a Healthy Ocean
Liesl Hotaling, MS/MAT, Corey Garza, PhD and Gail Scowcroft, MS

Graduate School Funding: Scholarships, Fellowships & Institutional Resources
Christine O'Brien, MS and MariaTeresa Velez, PhD

I Graduated! ...Now What? Career Opportunities in STEM
Omayra Ortega, PhD and Sara Del Valle, PhD

I can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel, don’t worry you are not alone
Kermin Martinez Hernandez, PhD, Maximiliano Vallejos, MS, Marcelo Vinces, PhD, Lino Gonzalez, PhD, Mary Garcia-Cazarin, PhD and Nahyr Rovira-Figueroa, MS

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

6:00 PM-6:40 PM

6:50 PM-7:20 PM

7:20 PM-8:45 PM

9:15 PM-11:55 PM

Sunday, October 14, 2012

8:00 AM-2:00 PM