The National Academies’ Board on Life Sciences will host two panel sessions on October 16 on Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Life Science Enterprise and Inequities in the Life Sciences: Understanding the Issues.
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected research, education, and workforce in the life sciences? This session will explore short and long-term consequences of the pandemic on life science research, education and training, career progression as a first step to examining resiliency within the life science research enterprise.
Inequities in the Life Sciences: Understanding the Issues
How do such factors as gender, race, and socioeconomic level affect educational, research, and career opportunities in the life sciences? This session will explore consequences associated with inequities in the life sciences, needs for preventing societal injustices, and opportunities for addressing those needs.
Session moderator: Keegan Sawyer, National Academies’ Board on Life Sciences
Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Life Science Enterprise
Session moderator: Nancy Connell, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
These sessions will be live streamed on the Board on Life Science website
Learn more: http://bit.ly/nasemlifesciences