MBTP-GES Exploring Case Studies Workshop

May 17, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

With the coaching of core faculty from the Genetic Engineering and Society Center, groups of MBTP faculty mentors and trainees will focus on three specific controversies in biotechnology. Lunch provided from Neomonde....

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Towards Responsible Research and Innovation with Jason Delborne and Khara Grieger | MBTP Faculty Mentors

April 8, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

In this workshop, we will explore the framework of "responsible research and innovation," which offers a lens for thinking about the social and political context of science and the practices that can promote responsibility....

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Science in the Public Interest with Jennifer Kuzma and Ramon Leon Gonzalez | MBTP Faculty Mentors

March 11, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

In this workshop, we will explore how to engage with our students about the challenges and opportunities of doing science in the public interest....

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Public Engagement in Science and Technology with Katie Barnhill-Dilling and Steve Frank | MBTP Faculty Mentors

February 11, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

This workshop will explore the motivations and techniques of public engagement with a particular eye toward how we mentor our graduate students to begin to learn these skills early in their career....

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Science Communication with Jean Goodwin and Rob Dunn | MBTP Faculty Mentors

January 14, 2022 | Patti Mulligan

What is good science communication? How do we talk about our research program and our findings with different kinds of people? How can listening to stakeholders and relevant communities inform and improve our science?...

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Science and the Media | MBTP Faculty Mentors

November 12, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Katie Mack and Matt Shipman | In this workshop, we will work on our media skills and consider how best to mentor our students to succeed in this aspect of science communication....

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Centering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion | MBTP Faculty Mentors

October 15, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Martha Burford Reiskind and Joseph L. Graves | What do diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) mean in the context of mentoring? How do we address and acknowledge our own unconscious biases even as we lead our labs toward DEI practices? In this workshop we will move beyond awareness training to consider how faculty can model and facilitate behavior that promotes DEI....

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Interdisciplinary Synergies and Discomforts | MBTP Faculty Mentors

September 10, 2021 | Patti Mulligan

Fred Gould and Nora Haenn | In this workshop, we will explore the synergies and discomforts of interdisicplinarity across the natural and social sciences....

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