Journal Club 2020

December 17, 2020

Presenter: April MacIntyre

Topic: Biopiracy


November 19, 2020

Presenter: Aaron Lowenstein

Topic: Struggles of undocumented students during the COVID-19 pandemic

October 15, 2020

Discussion moderator: Marie Fiori

Topic: Book club discussion, The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome by Alondra Nelson

September 17, 2020

Presenters: Chris Unterberger and April MacIntyre

Topic: School reopenings during the COVID-19 pandemic


July 16, 2020

Presenter: Sam Anderson

Topic: Graduate student response to racism in academia

Article: Truong & Museus (2012) Responding to racism and racial trauma

June 25, 2020

Presenter: Sarah Anderson

Topic: The intersection of climate change, racial injustice, and COVID19


May 21, 2020

Presenter: Chris Unterberger

Topic: Zoos in the age of COVID 19



April 16, 2020

Presenter: Laura Borth

Topic: Open Science in the Age of COVID 19


Journal Club Review

March 26, 2020

Presenter: Allie Canales (Guest appearance by Amanda Hurley!)

Topic: Census 2020 (plus a small discussion on White House OSTP early career scientist panel opportunity)


February 20, 2020

Presenter: Shannon Walsh

Topic: Domestic and International pain management strategies


Journal club review

January 23, 2020

Presenter: Grant Hisao

Topic: 30 Meter Telescope (Scientists v. Indigenous Communities)