2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival

Nifty Fifty Speaker: Marnie Halpern

Nominated by: Society for Developmental Biology

SDB member, Marnie Halpern from the Department of Embryology at the Carnegie Institute for Science in Baltimore, studies neural development in zebrafish. She has spearheaded the program “Women Serious About Science” with a public school in Baltimore to introduce young girls, particularly underrepresented minorities, to science.  This will be Halpern's third year as a Nifty Fifty Speaker for the USA Science & Engineering Festival.  In 2012, Halpern visited Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Ellicott City, Maryland.  Read more about that Nifty Fifty visit here.

Location: W.E.B. Dubois High School, Baltimore, MD

Date &Time: Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 10:00 am

What is Nifty Fifty?

The ‘Nifty Fifty’ are a group of noted professionals who will fan out across the Washington, DC area to speak about their work and careers at various middle and high schools.

Pictures from the Event (click to enlarge)


More pictures can be found at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Facebook page!

Last Updated on 04/15/2014