Life Lessons and Work-Life Balance
Dr. Alice Huang
Monday May 6, 2013
Time: 7-9 pm
Location: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1470 Madison Avenue at 101st Street, NYC
Bonnie M. Davis, MD and Kenneth L. Davis, MD Auditorium
2nd floor, Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and Medicine
Dr. Huang will speak from 7-8pm, followed by an open networking reception. To ensure that enough refreshments are available, please RSVP to this event.
This event is co-sponsored by WiS at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the NYC Metro Chapter of AWIS (Association for Women in Science). For more information about NYCMetro AWIS, visit http://metronyawis.weebly.com.
Dr. Huang is a distinguished virologist and proponent for women in science, she is currently a Senior Faculty Associate in Biology at the California Institute of Technology. Previously Dr. Huang was a Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Harvard Medical School, and subsequently Dean for Science at New York University. As Dean of NYU she spearheaded interdisciplinary programs that resulted in the formation of "Silicon Alley", an entrepreneurial outgrowth from the collaboration of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, the Tisch School of the Arts, and others from the Faculty of Arts & Sciences.
Dr. Huang sits on the Boards of the Rockefeller Foundation, Waksman Foundation for Microbiology, and Public Agenda. She currently consults on education, science, and science policy. Recently, she was elected the President of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2010-11. Dr. Huang and her husband Dr. David Baltimore resides in Pasadena, California, and has one daughter.