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Women in Science panel: How to use Twitter to advance your career and make an impact

June 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

More and more Twitter has become a living archive, with scientists using Twitter to share their research, accomplishments, and awards as well as establish collaborations, discuss issues that affect scientists and trainees, learn about job opportunities and beyond. WiS is hosting a panel and workshop about how scientists can use Twitter to advance their careers, increase their research visibility and impact, and advocate for social justice and other issues that are important to them.

Meet our panelists:

Michael Morrison, MGH Director of Media Relations. Michael is responsible for social media strategy and execution for the Office of Public Affairs and serves as a hospital wide social media advisor and liaison.

Dr. Daniel S. Quintana (@dsquintana) is a researcher in biological psychiatry at the University of Oslo. His research interests include social behavior, the oxytocin system, heart rate variability, autism spectrum disorder and meta-analysis. He is a podcaster, co-host of Everything Hertz and of the
Physiology and Behavior show. He also has a blog about oxytocin research and ways to evaluate and improve scientific practices.

Angeline Dukes (@FutureDrDukes) is a PhD candidate in Neuroscience at the University of California, Irvine where she is a member of Dr. Christie D. Fowler’s Neurobiology of Addiction lab. Angeline is the founder and president of Black in Neuro, which aims to highlight and develop a community for Black scientists in neuro-related fields.

Sarafina Nance (@starstrickenSF) is a PhD candidate in astrophysics specializing in supernovae and cosmology at the University of California-Berkeley, as well as a women’s health advocate. She is the host of the astronomy show Constellations by Seeker, the author of STARSTRUCK and of a forthcoming children’s book Little Leonardo’s Fascinating World of Astronomy (Gibbs Smith) and one of Forbes 30 Inspirational Women and of Arab America’s 40 Under 40. Sarafina has recently been selected for @NASA’s @HI_SEAS, a Mars Analog Astronaut Simulation on Mauna Loa, Hawai’i.


Learn more about the Women in Science group and its many activities here.


June 29
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Mary Catanese
Edmarie Guzman-Velez