Women & Science program hosts panel discussion on the future of cancer

On October 23, 2019, the Women & Science Program hosted “Breast Cancer: New insights in research, prevention, survivorship and health care delivery,” a presentation given by Barbara Parker, MD, medical director of Oncology at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego. Salk Professor Geoffrey Wahl emceed a panel discussion that followed on the topic of advancements of breast cancer research and treatments and featured Nikki Lytle, a postdoctoral fellow in the Wahl’s Gene Expression Laboratory, Carol Gallagher, Partner with NEA, and Catherine Rivier, Salk Professor Emerita, herself a survivor. Held simultaneously, Pamela Cosman, scientist and author, led a fun, interactive workshop for children ages 8 to 14 as a special Women & Science: Girls in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) event. The kids explored the world of coding and error correction, and received a signed copy of Cosman’s book, The Secret Code Menace.

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