Great Mentors

How to find great mentors and become one yourself: A discussionEve Marder Kay Tye

Speakers: Eve Marder, Professor of Biology, Brandeis University. Kay Tye, Assistant Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Time: Monday April 14, 5PM (reception to follow)

Location: 4th Floor Stata Center, R&D Common

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Description: A discussion on mentoring with Professors Eve Marder and Kay Tye.
Eve Marder is a professor of Biology at Brandeis and a member of the US National Academy of Sciences.  Her work characterizes fundamental aspects of neural circuits, most recently the extent to which similar circuit outputs can be generated by multiple mechanisms.  She has written about life as a scientist, including about how senior scientists should pass on lessons from the history of their field to younger colleagues.

Kay Tye is an assistant professor in the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory and the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT. Her work seeks to uncover the neuroscience behind social behavior, anxiety, and emotion. She is passionate about mentorship as part of her lab philosophy.

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