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biology

Sexes, Genders, and Brains: Four Scientists, Four Perspectives

A panel featuring Natalie Angier ’78
Monday, September 29, 2014
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Join Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Natalie Angier ’78, Barnard professors Rebecca Jordan-Young and Rae Silver, and other experts as they discuss our scientific understanding of sex and gender.

Food, Sex and Smell: the Neurogenetics of Innate Behavior

19th Annual Distinguished Women in Science Lecture Series
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
6 PM
Lehman Auditorium, 202 Altschul Hall

Join The Hughes Science Pipeline Project and the Barnard Center for Research on Women for the 19th annual Distinguished Women in Science Lecture. 

Private Bodies, Public Texts

A Salon in honor of Karla FC Holloway
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
6:30 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Professor Karla FC Holloway, and a group of Barnard and Columbia professors, will discuss Holloway’s new book Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race Gender, and a Cultural Bioethicsexamining the intersections of law, race, gender, and bioethics.

What’s on Your Plate? The History and Politics of Food

A panel discussion with Hilary Callahan, Kim F. Hall, Deborah Valenze, and Paige West
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

Join us for an interdisciplinary conversation exploring how food shapes culture and politics.

SNEAK PREVIEW: Faculty panelists offer insights from their research.

“Sex” is Not a Mechanism: Making “Sex-Specific Medicine” More Scientific

The Roslyn S. Silver '27 Science lecture with Rebecca Jordan-Young
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

The Roslyn S. Silver '27 Science Lecture with Rebecca Jordan-Young.

Roadmap for Addressing Sex Differences in Pain Management

September 26, 2011
2 - 4PM

A distinguished panel of researchers, physicians and women’s health specialists come together to discuss how the biological differences between the sexes influence public health, biomedical research, and health care.

Student Speak

Humanitarian and Poet Nika Sabasteanski '17

Diving into STEM

Students tackle graduate-level projects at Barnard's Summer Research Institute

Winter 2016
In 2015, Jacqueline Barton ’74 became only the third woman to receive the Priestley Medal, the highest award given by the American Chemical Society. It was the...