Two School Of Pharmacy Faculty Named To Panel Of Female Professors, Scientists To React To 'Lab Girl' Memoir
Dr. Lauren O'Donnell, associate professor of pharmacology, and Dr. Jelena Janjic, associate professor of pharmaceutics, both were named to a Gumberg Library panel of female Duquesne professors and scientists to react to and discuss "Lab Girl," a 2016 memoir by geochemist and geobiologist Hope Jahren.
The discussion will take place Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Africa Room of the Duquesne Union.
Other panelists include:
- Dr. Fatiha Benmokhtar, assistant professor of physics
- Dr. Plaxedes Chitiyo, assistant professor in the Center for Environmental Research and Education
- Irene Qualters, Duquesne alumna and associate laboratory director for simulation and computation at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
The panel will be moderated by Dr. Kristin Klucevsek, teaching assistant professor of scientific writing in the Department of English.
The panel discussion is part of the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) Big Read programming. For a full list of NEA Big Read events, please visit the Big Read website.
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