Biosciences Principal Deputy Mary Maxon recently visited UC San Francisco to give a seminar as part of a series on ‘Women and Science Policy.’ Two student and postdoc groups at UCSF, Women in Life Sciences and the Science Policy Group, are collaborating to host the series that aims to show the diversity of roles that merge science and policy, the women behind several of these roles, and the policies that affect women in science. In her presentation, Maxon touched on ways in which women can impact science policy at the state and national level. “Impact is as simple as a phone call, it is as simple as an email, and it really does matter,” she said. “Use it: your research and ideas can have a role in shaping future policy.” Read the full article in the Synapse.
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