Chapter HighlightsMay 2015-
SACNAS Social: Pupusas with Scientists
F-grant Workshop with the GBSO, GSG, and The CF Research Center
Grants should be feasible, of interest, novel, ethical, and relevant!
Special Discussion with Invited Speaker Jorge Galan. Words of wisdom: "Science is a process."
GSG, BGSA, & SACNAS sponsored a special workshop on Being the Only One. Look forward to a longer workshop later this year!
November 2014-SACNAS put on the event, Conference Prep: Don't be caught off guard! Bertha Hidalgo taught us what was acceptable to wear at conferences and Suzanne Scott-Trammell helped us formulate elevator pitches!
October 2014-SACNAS helped lead Into the Streets, a UAB-wide Community service day, with the BGSA and the GSA.
October 2014-SACNAS put on their 1st Salsa Social (Noche Latina con SACNAS)! We had fun learning how to dance Salsa and Bachata from Natasha and then dancing the night away with our friends!
October 2014-Our members who obtained travel awards just returned from the SACNAS National Conference in Los Angeles, CA! We did recruiting for UAB, learned about new opportunities, and established new networks.
September 2014-Science outreach at the International Street Fair in Downtown Birmingham. Thanks to all who came out to help with our first science outreach event!
Congratulations to our members who have received travel awards from SACNAS for travel to the National Conference in October held in Los Angeles, CA: Juan Barrantes, Selma Cuya, Mika Guzman-Karlsson, & Stephanie Garcia.
The SACNAS Chapter at UAB has been officially recognized by the national organization and by UAB!
Our Inaugural General Body Meeting was March 10th, 2014.