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Assistant Professor, CUNY-York College and the Graduate Center
Inaugural member, WAYS

Dr. Mandë Holford is as an Assistant Professor in Chemistry at The CityUniversity of New York-Hunter College and Graduate Center, with ascientific appointment at the American Museum of Natural History. Her interdisciplinary research combines chemistry and biology to characterizevenomous marine snails and analyze their peptide toxins as tools formanipulating cell signaling in the nervous system. In 2011 she was awardedan NSF CAREER Award, and named a 21st Century Chemist in the NBC-Learn, Chemistry Now series. She is an inaugural member of the World Academy ofYoung Scientist (WAYS), an organization sponsored by UNESCO and The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS). She served on the Advisory Committee for Term Members of the Council on Foreign Relationsand was recently selected to the Educational Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees of The Rockefeller University. Dr. Holford received her PhD in Synthetic Protein Chemistry from The Rockefeller University. 


11:30-13:30 18 NOVEMBER
PARALLEL THEMATIC SESSION II. YOUTH WAYS: "Scientific collaboration in the changing landscape of science: new generation of science and researchers"