Amy Shachter of Santa Clara University, the hosts of this year’s Institute, will deliver a plenary address at SSI 2018 on the development of SENCER’s regionalization strategy, and suggest some new strategies for embedding SENCER practices in new areas. Amy served as the Co-PI on the SENCER grant for regionalization, working to connect and develop the SENCER Regional Centers for Innovation. SSI 2018 will be on August 2-5, 2018.
Amy Shachter is the senior associate provost for research and faculty affairs and an associate professor of chemistry at Santa Clara University. She received her bachelor’s degree at Knox College and earned her Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her research interests center on porphyrin synthesis. Her work to improve undergraduate science education has been supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the National Science Foundation, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation.
Registration for SSI is open now! Regular registration ends on June 18th, 2018, and the deadline to propose a poster or session is May 18, 2018.