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Out Panel with LGBTQ+ Faculty

You can't be what you can't see, so PRISM has assembled a fantastic group of openly LGBTQ+ science faculty to speak in a moderated panel discussion about the challenges and opportunities faced by LGBTQ+ scientists in academia. Topics to be explored include workplace climate, mentoring, role models, and personal/family life. Please join us!

Everyone—LGBTQ+ people, partners, family, friends, allies, and colleagues—is welcome and encouraged to attend and join the conversation.

Monday, August 1, 2016, Rockefeller University, New York City

4:30–5:00pm – Refreshments, CRC, Floor B Foyer
5:00–6:30pm – Panel discussion, CRC, Carson Family Auditorium

6:30pm onward – Drinks reception and dinner buffet, Faculty Club


Timothy Atherton, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Tufts University

Anna-Katerina (Kat) Hadjantonakis, PhD, Professor, Developmental Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Scott Keeney, PhD, Member, Molecular Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Investigator, HHMI

Carolyn (Lindy) McBride, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

Rebecca Oppenheimer, PhD, Curator, Department of Astrophysics, American Museum of Natural History

Mark Siegal, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, New York University

Moderated by

Martin Markowitz, MD, Aaron Diamond Professor and Clinical Director, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center and Rockefeller University

Off-campus attendees should enter at the gate at 1230 York Ave at E 66th St and ask for directions to the CRC.

Please register and submit questions for the panel in advance by Monday, July 25, at

Walk-ins also welcome.

Later Event: November 9
PRISM Fall Social