Dr. Jennifer Smith is the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. She received her Masters Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and also her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, studying quatenary paleoenvironments and paleoclimatology. Jen was also a Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University. Jen is with us today to tell us about her journey through life and science.
Dr. Brian Schilling is an Associate Professor of Health and Sport Sciences and the University of Memphis.He received his Masters in Exercise Science from Appalachian State University and his PhD in Biology from the University of Memphis. Brian is with us today to tell us about his journey through life and science.
Dr. Tom Valone is a Professor in the Department of Biology at St. Louis University and Director of the Reis Biological Station. He received his PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Cordia University in Montreal and University of New Mexico. Tom is with us today to tell us about his journey through life and science.
Dr. Alan Templeton is the Charles Rebstock Professor Emeritus of Biology as well as Professor Emeritus in the Division of Statistical Genomics at Washington University in St. Louis. Alan is also a Professor in the Institute of Evolution and Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology at the University of Haifa in Israel. He received his Masters in Statistics from the University of Michigan and his PhD in Human Genetics from the University of Michigan. Throughout his impressive career, Alan has held a number of different faculty and visiting faculty positions and has a long list of scientific accolades, including election to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Academy of Science of St. Louis, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was also recently listed as an author of one of the top 1% most highly cited papers in the Life Sciences worldwide. Alan is with us today to tell us about his journey through life and science.
Dr. Sydney Schaefer is an Assistant Professor within the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department at Utah State University and the Primary Investigator of the Motor Rehabilitation and Learning Lab. She received her Masters and PhD from the Department of Kinesiology at Pennsylvania State University. She then completed Post-Doctoral Fellowships at Washington University in St. Louis in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Program in Physical Therapy. Sydney is with us today to tell us about her journey through life and science.