Biochemistry arose from the fields of biology and chemistry to investigate biological molecules and understand how their interactions result in living systems. In today's society, understanding in this discipline is essential for informed, critical thinking about many of the significant issues in science, health and public policy.
Biochemistry Major 60th Anniversary Celebration
Monday, November 27
Lunchbag Roundtable Discussion With Alumnae
- Lauren Metskas '08 (Ph.D. Yale–Postdoctoral Fellow MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK)
- Beverly Mitchell '65 (M.D. Harvard–Director Stanford Cancer Center, Smith Medalist '06)
- Megan Nuñez '96 (Ph.D. Cal Tech, Professor–Wesley College)
- Erin O'Shea '88 (President, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Smith Honorary Degree Receipient '17)
Keynote Address: Erin O'Shea '88
"Timekeeping with a Three-Protein Circadian Clock"
4:30 p.m., Ford 240
Tuesday, November 28
Sigma Xi Luncheon Talk: Lauren Metskas '08
"Cryo-Electron Microscopy of Viruses"
McConnell Hall 103
The celebration is co-sponsored by Smith College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Smith College Chapter of Sigma Xi, Office
of the President of Smith College and Office of Alumnae Relations