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CANCELLED! BRiDGE/NSB Seminar – Dr. Danielle Lee
March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
March 11, 2020, 4-5pm
Morrill 2, room 222
Dr. Danielle Lee
Assistant Professor, SIUE
Biological Sciences Department
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
“Deciphering the ecology and natural history of African giant pouched rats, Cricetomys ansorgei”
Danielle N. Lee is an outreach scientist who studies the behavioral biology and natural history of small mammals across urban gradients. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Southern Illinois Edwardsville. Her research includes examining behavioral variation of field mice in the Metro St. Louis area and the natural history of African giant pouched rats of Tanzania. She is well known for her science promotion and outreach in social media. Her research and science outreach and advocacy have been recognized by the National Geographic Society (2017 Emerging Explorer), TED Fellows Program (2015), Essence Magazine Woke 100 (2019), EBONY Magazine’s Power 100 (2014), and the White House Champions of Change in STEM Diversity and Access (2014). Follow her and her science adventures on Twitter or Instagram at @DNLee5.
Check out Dr. Lee’s TED Talk, “How Hip Hop Helps Us Understand Science”.
Danielle Lee will also give a BRiDGE2Impacts (broader impacts) talk on March 12 at 10am in LSL N210.