Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Craig Mello – Mon. Nov. 4th UMB Campus (@UMBNews)

Our UMB Co-PIs for PROMISE: Maryland AGEP Transformation invite graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to hear Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Craig Mello, on Monday, November 4, 2013, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

  • Pre-lobby meeting for PROMISE: 9:00 AM
  • Program begins at 9:30 AM

Dr. Craig Mello is an American biologist and professor of molecular medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize for the discovery of RNA interference.
Register here:
Your UMB status is “student” if you are a graduate student, and “faculty” if you are a postdoc. Your “UMB Affiliation” is Graduate School. If you are attending, please let us know so that we can look for you in the lobby at 9:00 and we can sit together.  Either send email to with the subject “Mello Lecture” or you can post a comment at the bottom of this message. 

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Published by Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) –, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull;

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