How Gender Diversity Drives Scientific Discovery
Emily Jacobs |
• January 2019
It’s interesting to consider that scientific discoveries are driven both by what is studied, and who is doing the studying. In her talk, Emily Jacobs, Ph.D. explores the importance of inclusivity in the field of neuroscience. Dr. Jacobs is an Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara, after serving on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Her research uses brain imaging tools to understand how sex steroid hormones shape the human brain, while her lab uses basic science discoveries to advance women’s health.