SSR Reflects

All blogs listed here are written by members of the SSR Community 

MAY 25

Meet Dr. Ji-Yong Julie Kim
Written by Pamela Monahan and Dawit Tesfaye in Celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month
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MAY 18

Meet Dr. Lisa Vrooman
Written by Pamela Monahan and Dawit Tesfaye in Celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month
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MAY 11

Meet Dr. Wei Yan 
Written by Pamela Monahan and Dawit Tesfaye in Celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month
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MAY 5

Diversity in Sciences Makes Science Better
Written by Dr. Namya Mellouk
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APRIL 27

Meet Ruth Opoku
Written by Jaspreet Rishi and Arin Oestreich in celebration of Graduate Student Appreciation Month
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APRIL 20

Meet Crystal Roach
Written by Jaspreet Rishi in celebration of Graduate Student Appreciation Month
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APRIL 13

Meet Estefania Gonzalez Alvarez
Written by Jaspreet Rishi in celebration of Graduate Student Appreciation Month
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MARCH 30

WinRS 2022 - filling in the gaps!
Written by Arunika Das
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MARCH 23

Historic Women in Science
Written by Mackenzie Dickson
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MARCH 17

The Other Side of the Grant Submission Process: Program Directors and Study Section Reviewers
Written by Savannah Speckhart
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FEBRUARY 18

Meet Cheryl S. Rosenfeld, DVM, Ph.D.
Written by SSR Staff
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FEBRUARY 16

Meet Dr. Sarah K. England
Written by John Odhiambo in celebration of Black History Month
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FEBRUARY 9

Meet Dr. Benson Akingbemi
Written by John Odhiambo in celebration of Black History Month
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FEBRUARY 2

Meet Dr. Dawit Tesfaye
Written by John Odhiambo in celebration of Black History Month
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2021 Posts


DECEMBER 8

A (Very Short) Essay About (Very Large) Numbers in Embryonic Development
Written by Dr. Cameron Schmidt

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DECEMBER 1

Meet Andrea Braundmeier-Fleming, Ph.D.
Written by Klementina Fon Tacer for Native American Heritage Month
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NOVEMBER 10

Meet John Davis
Written by Laura Schultz for Veteran's Day
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OCTOBER 20

Meet Dr. M. Sofia Ortega
Written by Angela Gonella for Hispanic Heritage Month
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OCTOBER 13

Meet Dr. Felipe Perecin
Written by Angela Gonella for Hispanic Heritage Month
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OCTOBER 6

Meet Dr. Rocio Rivera
Written by Angela Gonella for Hispanic Heritage Month
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SEPTEMBER 29

Meet Paula Rodriguez
Written by Angela Gonella for Hispanic Heritage Month
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SEPTEMBER 22

Remembering Frank Talamantes
Written by Thomas Landefeld for Hispanic Heritage Month
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AUGUST 16

WinRS: Big Shoes to Fill – August 2021 Update
Written by Karen Schindler
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AUGUST 4

Meet Dr. Kanako Hayashi
Written by Laura Schultz
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JUNE 30

Remembering Neena Schwartz, a Pioneer and Advocate for Women in Science
Written by Kelly Mayo in celebration of Pride Month
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JUNE 23

Meet Eric Vilain
Written by Camila Lima in celebration of Pride Month
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JUNE 9

Meet Geraldine Delbes
Written by Laura Schultz in celebration of Pride Month
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JUNE 2

SSR Diversity Survey Summary
Written by Paul Dyce
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MAY 26

Meet Dr. Martha Susiarjo
Written by Laura Schultz in celebration of AAPI Month
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MAY 19

Meet Raj Kumar
Written by Laura Schultz in celebration of AAPI Month
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MAY 12

Meet Joy Winuthayanon
Written by Laura Schultz in celebration of AAPI Month
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MAY 5

Meet Dr. Ryuzo Yanagimachi
Written by Laura Schultz in celebration of AAPI Month
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APRIL 6

Meet Dawit Tesfaye, Ph.D.
Written by Laura Schultz as part of the #blackinrepro discussion
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MARCH 24

Meet Dr. Kamilah Grant
Written by Karen Schindler as part of the Women's History Month Highlights
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MARCH 17

Meet Dr. Folamei Ideraabdullah
Written by Karen Schindler as part of the Women's History Month Highlights
Interview by Laura Schulz as part of the #blackinrepro discussion
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MARCH 10

Meet Elizabeth Snyder
Written by Karen Schindler as part of the Women's History Month Highlights
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MARCH 3

Meet Sue Hammoud, Ph.D
Written by Karen Schindler as part of the Women's History Month Highlights
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FEBRUARY 18

Remembering Dr. Jackson Nteeba
Written by Aileen Keating 
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FEBRUARY 4

Why I Study Non-Model Organisms
By Rachel Wilson, PhD, Oregon National Primate Research Center
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2020 Posts


DECEMBER 10

General Expectations/Experiences of a Post-Doctoral ResearcheR
By Jane Fenelon, PhD, post-doc at University of Melbourne 
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DECEMBER
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Managing Family and Work: Graduate Student and Mentor Perspectives
By Jennifer Wood and Alison Ermisch
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NOVEMBER 18

Large animal models, a necessary and respected tool to study human pregnancies
By Agata Parsons Aubone, DVM
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NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP)
By Dr. Mathew Dean
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Interview with SSR President, Franco DeMayo
By Alexandra Snider, Rachel West, and Andrew Kelleher
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SARS-CoV-2 and pregnancy: Can the novel coronavirus cross the placental barrier? 

By Rachel West
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Recognizing Black in STEM
The SSR Trainees and Diversity Committee decided to reach out to some outstanding African Americans in reproductive science at various stages of their careers. Be sure to follow along on Twitter @SSR_Trainees for the latest recognitions!


Meet the WinRS: Interviews
As SSR trainees and women, we decided to reach out to some outstanding women in science at various stages of their careers.