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13 October 2008, 9:30 - 18:00
Women involved in the Science of the Future - Seminars and Round Table Discussion
ITQB Oeiras, Portugal - Large Auditorium


Women involved in the Science of the future is a day dedicated to science and scientific careers organised under the University Ambassador Programme from SET-Routes.

Three top women scientists (University Ambassadors) will talk about their scientific research and share their experience of working in science.

This event is open to university undergraduate and postgraduate students and scientists from all levels.

Confirmed speakers include:


9:30 Welcoming Address
9:45 Drought tolerance in maize, an important crop in agriculture
Professor Montse Pagès, Instituto de Biología Molecular de Barcelona (IBMB-CSIC)
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Molecular chaperones in protein folding and signal transduction
Professor Saskia van der Vies, VU University Amsterdam
11:30 A scientific career in Portugal
Professor Claudina Pousada, ITQB Oeiras
12:15 Lunch break
Lunch will be offered to the participants of the conference
14:30 Round Table Discussion: Career Issues for Women in Science
Panelists: Claudina Pousada, Montse Pagès, Saskia van der Vies

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