Teacher program: Seminar Schedule

Whitehead Institute’s 2019-2020 Seminar Series for High School Teachers

Kick-off session: Monday, October 7, 2019

Sex chromosomes and sex differences 

David Page,  Member and Director, Whitehead Institute

Monday, november 4, 2019 

sex differences IN the neurobiology of BEHAVior

Rebecca Shansky, Associate Professor of Psychology, Northeastern University
[presentation pdf]

Monday, December 2, 2019

canceled due to inclement weather

Monday, January 6, 2020

sex BIAS IN CANCER: NEW FINDINGS from the x and y chromosomes

Andrew Lane, Associate Professor of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
[presentation pdf]

Monday, February 3, 2020

sex differences in the liver: metabolism, liver disease and epigenetic mechanisms

David Waxman, Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology and Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
[presentation pdf]

Monday, March 2, 2020


Emily Lau, Chief Medical Resident in the Department of Medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital; Cardiovascular Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital
[presentation pdf]

Monday, April 6, 2020


Monday, May 4, 2020


Monday, June 1, 2020

disorders of sexual development

Yee-Ming Chan, Associate Physician in Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

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