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Women in Science Symposium (WinS)

April 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Women in Science group (WinS) recognizes the work and contributions of women to the advancement of science. In honor of the 5th Women in Science Symposium, we are featuring successful female scientists from UNC.

Keynote: Dr. Allyson Evans, Deputy Editor at Molecular Cell 

A networking lunch and poster session competition will follow a panel featuring UNC alumni in various scientific careers. The symposium will end with the keynote speech from Dr. Evans and poster winner awards that include travel awards and dinner with our keynote speaker. We welcome and encourage all genders to participate in this event!!

Symposium Agenda:

9:30am – 10:00am       Registration and Poster Set Up With Light RefreshmentsMBRB 1st Floor Lobby

10:00am – 11:00am     Panel with UNC graduatesMBRB G202

11:15am – 12:45pm       Reception and Poster SessionMBRB Ground and 1st Floor Lobbies

Poster Session 1 – 11:15 – 12:00pm

Poster Session 2 – 12:00 – 12:45pm

1:00pm -2:00pm    Structured Networking lunchMBRB Second Floor Lobby

2:00pm -3:00pm     Keynote, MBRB G202

Dr. Allyson Evans, Deputy Editor at Molecular Cell

3:15 pm                  Closing remarks


The symposium is co-sponsored by WinS, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, SWAC, FUSE, AAPS, GPSF, and AM_WISE 

Register for the symposium using this link:



Please have your poster abstract and title ready to submit for the poster session during your registration.

If you plan to attend the luncheon, please RSVP during registration, and please rank your top 3 table choices.

Abstracts must be submitted no later than Friday, March 29th. Please use the following link to submit an abstract:

We will be offering $400 and $200 travel awards to the best poster presentations for graduate students and postdocs!

We welcome participation from all genders!



April 12, 2019
9:30 am - 3:30 pm