Affiliated Programs

Women Evolving Biological Sciences logoWomen Evolving Biological Sciences (WEBS) »

Women Evolving Biological Sciences (WEBS) annual three-day symposia address the retention of women scientists and the transition of women from early career to tenure track positions and leadership roles in academic and research settings. WEBS targets early career women in the biological sciences with an emphasis on ecology and evolutionary biology.

WEBS is a collaborative project between the University of Washington and the University California, Santa Cruz. Principal Investigator: Dr. Claire Horner-Devine of the University of Washington; Co-PI: Dr. Samantha Forde of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Dr. Joyce Yen of the University of Washington.
WEBS is funded with a grant from the National Science Foundation's ADVANCE Program.



Broadening the Representation of Academic Investigators in Neurosciences (BRAINS)» 

Broadening the Representation of Academic Investigators in NeuroSciences is designed to accelerate and improve the career advancement of neuroscience postdoctoral and assistant professors from underrepresented groups. Participants seek to build a strong sense of career self-efficacy through a combination of symposiums, peer networks, mentoring relationships, and career consultations over two-year periods.

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sheri Mizumori; Co-PI: Dr. Ana Mari Cauce and Dr. Joyce Yen. BRAINS is funded with a grant from the National Institutes of Health.



ADVANCE Center for Institutional Change
371 Loew Hall
Box 352180
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-2180