Providence College Podcast

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Summary

In this episode of the Providence College Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Laura E. Williams, assistant professor of biology. In the Williams lab, she and her students study predatory bacteria and the microbiome. She is also working to advance the cause of women in the sciences. We talk about her involvement with 500 Women Scientists and why mentorship, even peer mentorship, can help retain capable women scientists in STEM fields.

Learn more about the Williams lab at www.williamsmicrobegenomelab.wordpress.com.

Show Notes

In this episode of the Providence College Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Laura E. Williams, assistant professor of biology. In the Williams lab, she and her students study predatory bacteria and the microbiome. She is also working to advance the cause of women in the sciences. We talk about her involvement with 500 Women Scientists and why mentorship, even peer mentorship, can help retain capable women scientists in STEM fields. Learn more about the Williams lab at www.williamsmicrobegenomelab.wordpress.com.

What is Providence College Podcast?

The Providence College Podcast features interviews with interesting members of the Friar Family. These in-depth conversations with PC students, Dominicans, faculty, staff, and alumni provide a rich look into the lives of noteworthy Friars. Occasionally we will also bring you on-campus lectures and presentations. Go Friars!