Program

Objective

Help faculty to provide diverse, non-CS students computing skills needed for the workforce from campus to career.
 

Attendees

Faculty (Biology, CS, Data Science, Economics, Psychology, etc.) from seven California universities
 

Location

Zoom
 

Schedule

9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Thursday, August 5, 2021

 

Introduction and Overview 

                                                                      Belle Wei, SJSU

 9:30 - 10:05 a.m.                

 Introductions and Overview    

 Bioinformatics Cartoons - Ed Himelblau               

 

I. Bridge to Employers/Alumni        

                    Morris Jones, Valerie Carr, SJSU 

 10:05 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. 

Faculty/Employers Discussion Groups             

 10:55 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.     

Employer's Panel 

 - Neha Anegondi, Genentech 

 - Rupak Biswas, NASA AMES Research Center

 - Sreekanth Kancharla, Amgen, Inc.

 - Karen LaRocque, Facebook

 - Stephanie Sorensen, Wayfair

 - Michelle Takemoto, ServiceNow 

 11:25 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

Alumni Panel  

- Sita Chandrasekaran, PhD student,   

  UC San Francisco-UC Berkeley joint

  Bioengineering program

 - Pooja Doctor, Thumbtack

 - Chanel Macabante, LinkedIn                             

 

 11:55 a.m – 12:40 p.m.      

  Lunch                                                                

 

II. Grant Opportunities

                                                   Vassilis Tsotras, UC Riverside

 12:40 p.m. – 1:40  p.m.                                  

Grantors Panel

 -  Jeff Forbes, National Science Foundation

 - Shurjo K. Sen, National Institute of Health, NIH Funding Opportunties Presentation  

 1:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

Grantees Panel 

 - Moshen Beheshti, CSU Dominguez Hills,                Presentation

 - Mariam Salloum, UC Riverside, Presentation

 - Ambuj Singh, UC Santa Barbara, Presentation

 2:10 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  Grants Breakout Session

 2:30 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.

  Report Out

 2:40 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

  Break

 

III. Student Bridge Programs/Community Colleges     

                Ilmi Yoon, SFSU

 2:50 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.                                      

Best Practices 

 - Ian Castro, UC Berkeley - Data 6 -Introduction to Computational Thinking with Data

 - Pleuni Pennings, SFSU - SCIP Coding Program

 3:20 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  Summary and closing