World of Wonder in Science seminar, February announcement

Be sure to join us for Dr. Jess Cuculick’s World of Wonder in Science seminar this February! It will be on Wednesday, February 15th from 9-10:30 AM in SDC-1310. Here is the description from the poster which can be found with a brief image description, below: Dr. Jess Cuculick, ’98, ’02 is an associate professor of the Department of Liberal Studies at the college of NTID. Dr. Cuculick coordinates the Applied Liberal Arts Associate degree program and is the Professional Development Director for the Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate program (www.deafscientists.com) which is housed in the NTID’s Center on Cognition and Language (NCCL). She is also the co-director for the Deaf health literacy project. In the past, Dr. Cuculick has been involved with community-based participatory research (CBPR) with the National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR) at the University of Rochester, such as breast feeding and cardiovascular health perspectives in the Deaf community. February 2017 Image description: Bridges logo, followed by event announcement. A picture of Dr. Cuculick is to the left of the above event description, followed by the title “Off the Beaten Path: Dr. Cuculick’s Academic Journey” and the date and location...

Jeff at PSB 2017

Last week, first-year Bridges Scholar Jeff Shaul attended the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. This annual meeting is held regularly on the Big Island, Hawai’i. Here we covered the gamut of bioinformatics, from presentations on the Precision Medicine Initiative, being a data “parasite” and no-boundary thinking. We are already looking forward to PSB 2018, “mahalo” to the...

University News covers Bridges

Bridges’ Program Director Dr. Peter Hauser and RIT/Bridges alumni Jessica Contreras and Lorne Farovitch were interviewed for RIT’s University News. They talked about their experiences as graduate students, the benefits of being in the Bridges program and how to succeed in science as a deaf individual. The link to the full story can be found...

World of Wonder in Science seminar

Please join us this afternoon for our second World of Wonder in Science seminar, November 17th from 12 to 1:30 PM in SDC-1310. Our presentation features Dr. Robert Pollard, see the informational flyer below for more...

ABRCMS 2016

Update, 11/18: Check out Jeff’s vlog on his experience here Update, 11/17: Check out Steven’s vlog on his experience here Update, 11/16: Check out Sara’s vlog on her experience here   Last week, the Bridges Scholars attended the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). This conference was a great learning and networking opportunity for our four Bridges Scholars, who were accompanied by the Rochester Post-Doc Partnership Scholars who served as judges, as well as their faculty and staff people. Look forward to vlog updates about their takeaways from our second, annual trip to...

Mady Starts Her PhD Program!

A big congratulations to Bridges alumna Mady Beach! She is finishing up her first month in a PhD program. Mady is working toward a doctoral degree in Biostatistics from the Indiana University Purdue University in Indianapolis. Best of luck!