Tagged: biology

Feminist Biology Post Doc!

Feminist Biology Post Doc!

It’s time! The Wittig Postdoctoral Fellowship in Feminist Biology is open again! It’s at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and applications for the 2018-2019 year are due February 9th, 2018. You’ve got time to apply! Here’s the online link.

Here she comes to save the day: PIPETGIRL!

Editor’s Note: Here is a guest post by Stacey Ritz. We put it in pink so that people with girl-eyes could read it.     ATTENTION WOMEN SCIENTISTS: It’s not our propensity for falling-in-love/being-falled-in-love-with (#distractinglysexy), or all the weeping (I’ve been drinking PBS to rehydrate myself), or our inferior genes,...

Wisconsin Symposium on Feminist Biology!

Wisconsin Symposium on Feminist Biology Join us October 10 – 11 as we consider how to uncover and reverse gender bias in biology Keynote speakers: Anne Fausto-Sterling, Brown University Sari van Anders, University of Michigan Featured speaker: Caroline VanSickle, Wittig Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Biology, University of Wisconsin—Madison Open to...

Save the Date for Feminist Biology!

Save the Date for Feminist Biology!

Save-the-date for Feminist Biology! Why? Because Anne Fausto-Sterling will be speaking. If hearing one of the key players in feminist biology isn’t enough for you, I just heard her at NeuroGenderings, and she has some amazing new data. Plus, she is a major tweeter (@Fausto_Sterling) and I know that the...

A (soon-to-be) feminist biology post doc tells all! PLUS CAT PHOTOS.

A (soon-to-be) feminist biology post doc tells all! PLUS CAT PHOTOS.

In part 2 of our ongoing investigative journalism here at Gap Junction Science, I interviewed Caroline VanSickle, the holder of the inaugural Wittig post doc in feminist biology at the University of Wisconsin. (In part 1, we described the post doc.) Here’s what soon-to-be Post Doc VanSickle had to say!...

What’s feminist biology doing in that post doc?!

What’s feminist biology doing in that post doc?!

By now, you may have heard of the inaugural post doc in feminist biology at the University of Wisconsin, from Gender & Women’s Studies. Don’t go rushing to apply now – the due date is past. But what happened with it? And why did they do it? And how? Who...