The Discovery of RNA Splicing at 40: (2017, 1977) History, Memory, and Social Justice
Pnina Geraldine Abir-Am, Brandeis University
20:00 At the Edelstein Center
Speaker BIO: Dr. Pnina G. Abir-Am, a Resident Scholar at Brandeis University’s Women’s Studies Research Center since 2007, and a recent affiliate of its Schusterman Center for Israeli Studies, has published widely in the history of molecular biology, the history of public memory, the history of women and gender in science, and the history of science funding. Most recently, she presented at the US History of Science Society Annual Meeting; (Atlanta, Nov. 3-6) the European Society for History of Science; (Prague, September 22-24) and the 3 Societies (British, American, & Canadian) Quadrennial Meeting in History in Science. (Edmonton/Alberta/Canada, June 22-25) Together with Bill Summers of Yale she co-organized a session on the 40th anniversary of RNA splicing to take place at the Annual AAAS Meeting in Boston, (February 16-20, 2017) which includes leading scientists from the US and HUJ-Israel.