N&PP Seminar by Dr. Lauren Schmitz

Dr. Lauren Schmitz, UW-Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs Title: Examining Sex Differences in Pleiotropic Effects for Depression and Smoking Using Polygenic and Gene-Region Aggregation Techniques Sex differences in rates of depression are thought …

N&PP Seminar by Dr. Ali Nouri

Dr. Ali Nouri, Federation of American Scientists Title: Facilitating Effective Collaboration Between Researchers and Policy Makers The talk will encompass the speaker’s career path from the lab bench to public policy, a description of the mechanics …

N&PP Seminar by Claire Erickson

Claire Erickson, UW-Madison N&PP Student Title: “Dementia Capable Care: Utilizing Science to Inform Policy” Today, 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) dementia. Estimates suggest this number will nearly triple by 2050, meaning …

N&PP Seminar by Dr. Jo Handelsman

Dr. Jo Handelsman, Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, UW-Madison Title: Science Policy in the Obama Whitehouse Description: TBD