1st Annual ESTEME Biotechnology Colloquium Registration
Thank you for your interest in ESTEME's Biotechnology Colloquium: Diversity and Innovation! We will be hosting a series of talks from leading innovators from diverse STEM fields in academia and industry. After (a yummy) lunch, you will get a chance to participate in our annual ESTEME panel discussion.

Date: April 22nd, Friday
Location: Putah Creek Lodge @ UC Davis
Time: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Speakers and Panelists include:
Kristen Beck, PhD * - UCD Alumni, Postdoctoral Research Scientist at IBM
Angela Courtney, PhD DVM MBA * - UCD Alumni, Founder of Adrastia Biotech
Cecily Joseph, JD * - VP Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer at Symantec
Steve Lee, PhD - UC Davis Graduate Diversity Officer for STEM Disciplines
Michael Penn Jr., MD PhD * - VP, Diversity, Outreach and Mentoring at the Gladstone Institutes
Pam Marrone, PhD - Founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc.
Lindsey Silva, PhD - Genentech Scientist and Founder of SACNAS Professional Chapters
(* giving a talk during the speaker session)

Tentative Schedule:
9:30 Breakfast
10:00 - 12:15 Speaker Session
- Michael Penn, MD PhD - "Embracing Diversity as a Career Strategy"
- Cecily Joseph, JD - "CSR and Diversity - Why it makes sense"
- Kristen Beck, PhD - "A big tech approach to a "small" problem: analysis of the microbial community to improve food safety"
- Angela Courtney, PhD DVM MBA - "Diversity in the Start-up World...The Good, The Bad and The Reality"
12:15 Lunch and activities
1:10 Welcome Note from Dr. Denneal Jamison-McClung
1:20 Panel Session
2:45 Closing
3:00 Happy Hour/ Networking Event

Registration is necessary for food + drink(s)!

Please, help us spread the word! Have questions? Have an idea? Want to join ESTEME as an affiliate? Want to table at our event? Email us at ESTEME.UCD@gmail.com.

This event would not be possible without the wonderful support of our sponsors!
UC Davis Biotechnology Program
BMCDB Graduate Group
PharmTox Graduate Group
Chemistry Department
Chemical Engineering and Material Science Graduate Groups
Graduate Studies
Women's Resources and Research Center

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