What attracted you to UW–Madison? I came to UW–Madison to join the faculty in the Department of Biochemistry and to direct the department’s new cryo-EM facility that will serve as a resource for all of campus. The Department of Biochemistry’s vision for this facility really drew me to UW–Madison. We are not just thinking about the present state of structural biology and the field of cryo-EM, but about making investments that will shape the next several decades of research in the fields of structural biology, biochemistry, cell biology, and medicine and build a community of investigators across the UW–Madison campus.
Today in my series of Science-a-Thon essays, I’ll continue profiling a few of my wonderful colleagues on the board of the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN). It is a true pleasure to introduce you to Dr. Erika Marín-Spiotta, who is actively improving the culture of science.
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Julia Nepper’s favorite thing about science is a little surprising.
“It’s OK to be wrong. Until you acknowledge what you don’t know, you cannot progress,” said the North Carolina native who, at age 23, received her Ph.D. in biophysics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison last month.
That’s right; she’s a Ph.D. at 23.
For Angela Byars-Winston, becoming the first Black tenure-track, full-professor in the UW-Madison Department of Medicine in September was just another stepping stone in her career.
As a member of the National Academy of Sciences Higher Education and Workforce Development Board, a 2011 selectee for the Obama administration’s Winning the Future initiative as Champion of Change, and a recipient of a $1.4 million grant from the National Institute of Health to research the impact of diversity awareness on mentor-mentee relationships in STEM, Byars-Winston has no shortage of accomplishments.