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Women in Science is a student group composed of undergraduates, post-docs, staff, and faculty dedicated to issues affecting women in science. Open to all majors and genders, WesWIS encourages all those interested to join the listserv (please email msnow@wesleyan.edu).

  • WesWis at a NEURON conference lecture.
  • WesWIS welcomes all types of people at our luncheons!
  • The WesWis Team at CUNY’s Inspiring Women in Science.
  • Professor Jan Naegele of the Department of Biology discusses her research with undergraduates as part of the WesWIS Lab Tour Program.
  • One of Professor Naegele’s students discusses research in the lab with lab tour attendees.
  • Adela Ramirez and Sandy Durosier listen intently as Tasmiah Khan presents her research at the City University of New York at the Inspiring Women in Science Conference.
  • Four aspiring women in science wake up early, headed to the NEURON conference at Quinnipiac University.
  • Students engage in an active peer-advising luncheon on selection of labs and classes.
  • Graduate student, and WesWIS member, Katy Wyman gives a lab tour in the Department of Astronomy to high school girls participating in WesWIS’s Community Outreach Program.
  • Graduate student, and WesWIS member, Peri Mason gives a lab tour in the Department of Biology to high school girls participating in WesWIS’s Community Outreach Program.
  • Students enjoy the Naegele lab tour.
  • Elizabeth Evans ’13 describes how she has learned to solder electrodes that are surgically-implanted into the cortex of epileptic mice to monitor their seizure activity.
  • Genelle Faulkner and Katherine Ly at the Art of Science display at NEURON
  • The group photo includes, from left to right: Genelle Faulkner, Li Lin, Yashna Thappeta, Silvia Diaz-Roa and Mariah Schug
  • Silvia Diaz-Roa and Li Lin at the NEURON poster session