How does power influence mentor/mentee relationships?

An ongoing mission of WiN is to address gender discrepancies in the sciences with the intent of facilitating a discussion…

UO Spotlight: Dr. Judith Eisen

When her family discovered that she was going into science, they were shocked. Dr. Judith Eisen didn’t even like science…

2019 Accomplishments and Looking Ahead!

During winter term, our primary goal was to establish a strong foundation to ensure that WiN can continue to support…

Looking back at 2018: What have we accomplished?

  WiN has been busy these past six months, progressing from an idea suggested over beers to a formal organization…

A Career Discussion with Dr. Caitlin Tenison

This term, Womxn in Neuroscience hosted female speakers for career discussions over lunch. The lunches drew students, postdocs, and research…

Daryn Blanc-Goldhammer successfully defends PhD dissertation!

Congratuations to WiN vice president Daryn Blanc-Goldhammer for earning her doctorate! Daryn did her PhD in Paul Dassonville’s Lab in…

Dr. Emily Sylwestrak Selected as 2018 Allen Institute Next Generation Leader

The Allen Institute for Brain Science appointed six early-career researchers to the Next Generation Leaders Program, including UO Assistant Professor…

First WiN journal club examines how to build an inclusive community

ION graduate student Sarah Beyeler (Huxtable Lab) led the first WiN journal club on October 1st. The group read two…

Dr. Emily Sylwestrak awarded Young Investigator NARSAD award

Congratulations to Dr. Emily Sylwestrak, assistant professor in ION, who was awarded the Young Investigator NARSAD award from the Brain…

How does the brain facilitate social behavior?

Research by ION graduate student Sarah Stednitz (Washbourne Lab) has identified a population of neurons in the zebrafish forebrain required…

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