Roundtable: Bringing Gender into Biomedical Research -- RESCHEDULED


Thursday, February 1, 2018, 4:00pm


CGIS South S250, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Roundtable featuring: Nancy Krieger, Professor of Social Epidemiology, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Meredith Reiches, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Boston; Sarah S. Richardson, Professor of the History of Science and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University; and Heather Shattuck-Heidorn, Lecturer, Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University.

Harvard's 2017-18 Gender and Sexuality Seminar Series - Sex/Gender: Theory into Practice - engages feminist theorists, science studies scholars, and practicing scientists in conversation about the constructs of “sex” and “gender” in biological and health science research, highlighting the work of researchers who devise innovative ways to analyze gender in intersectional biomedical research.

A reading group, open to the public, will accompany the seminar. For details and readings, or with other questions, please email

Future series events:

February 15, 2018 – Rebecca Jordan-Young (Barnard College) “Transient Assemblages”: A New Hypothesis About the Biology of Sex

March 1, 2018 – Louise Pilote (McGill) Gender Matters in Heart Disease: Measuring the Impact of Sex and Gender on Heart Disease Risk and Outcomes

March 29, 2018 – Anne Fausto-Sterling (Brown) Gender-in-the-body: Infant-Mother Motor Interactions during Months 3-12 of Infancy

April 19, 2018 – Sari van Anders (University of Michigan) Gender/Sex, Social Neuroendocrinology, and Feminist/Queer Science