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Science & the Election: Health, Research, and the Environment

  • BSLC 109 (924 E 57th St) (map)

Colleges Against Cancer and Phoenix Biology are bringing together science, advocacy, and policy experts to examine the future landscape of medicine and science following the results of the 2016 election. Our goal is to provide a comprehensive understanding and offer diverse perspectives on the effects of politics on science.

Kristy Hentchel, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow and Vice President of the UChicago Postdoctoral Association

-David Archer, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of The Geophysical Sciences
-Kathy Goss, Ph.D., Senior Science Writer and Director for Strategic Partnerships at the UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center
-Benjamin Gibson, J.D., Vice President for Governmental Affairs at the UChicago Medical Center
-Kristian A. Alomá, Director of the March for Science, Chicago

Topics to be discussed include recent policy changes and their impact on science, relationship between science and the public/media, and the politicization of science.

Food and refreshments will be provided.