Lecture by Dr. Phoebe Leboy
President, Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry,
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
WiSE Distinguished Lecturer for 2008-2009
"MAKING ACADEMIC SCIENCE A GOOD CAREER CHOICE FOR WOMEN"
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. followed by a short reception
HNB 100 (Hedco Auditorium)
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Dr. Phoebe Leboy is the President of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS). She joined the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 1966 and was a Professor of Biochemistry from 1976 until retiring in June 2005.
A long-time member of the Penn's Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group, she was also a member of the Bioengineering Graduate Group in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Penn. Dr. Leboy chaired the Graduate Group in Molecular Biology, the Department of Biochemistry in the School of Dental Medicine, and the University of Pennsylvania Faculty Senate, and she recently completed a term as chair of the NIH Skeletal Biology Development and Disease (SBDD) Study Section. During 2000-2001 she co-chaired Penn's Task Force on Gender Equity, and in subsequent years served as a liaison from Penn to the MIT/9 University consortium on gender equity in science.
Dr. Leboy has received a NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship, an NIH Research Career Development Award; a Fogarty Senior International Fellowship, and a Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, as well as several mentoring awards.
Dr. Leoy received a BS degree from Swarthmore College, a Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College, and postdoctoral training at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.
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