Dr. Linda Chanow, Executive Director of the Center for Women in Law at The University of Texas, is organizing an impromptu breakfast for women at the intersection of law and science with guest speaker Pamela J. Hines, Ph.D. The breakfast will be held at UT Law School this Friday, November 16 from 8 – 10 AM in Townes Hall 3.119. Breakfast tacos and coffee will be served.
Pamela J. Hines is a senior editor at Science, the international weekly journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She manages recruitment, selection, and review of research manuscripts, and also develops special issues and Review articles on various topics. She is an expert in the fields of stem cell research, developmental neurobiology, developmental biology, and plant sciences. In the course of her work at Science, Dr. Hines has followed research around the world and across disciplinary boundaries, working with scientists from many countries to identify the best research in the world. While obtaining her degrees, she conducted research on chromatin, gene control, and the mechanisms of DNA replication in eukaryotes during early development. Throughout that time, Dr. Hines learned first-hand the challenges and joys of teaching. Dr. Hines received her A.B. from Oberlin College, her M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin, and her Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University. Her areas of interest include stem cells, cell and molecular biology, developmental neurobiology, education, plant science, and developmental biology.