From the ORISE Featurecast, Episode 22: Recruiting Hispanic researchers into science: A conversation with Eriko Padron and Yvonne Garcia
Eriko Padron Regalado is an ORISE Fellow at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, where he is conducting research on immunoassays and vaccines. Eriko is originally from Mexico and has studied in Saudi Arabia and at Oxford University in England. He is joined by Yvonne Garcia, health communications specialist at the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, who conducts outreach in an effort to recruit Hispanic students into science. Padron shares his incredible career journey (seriously, it's amazing), and he and Garcia discuss the importance of representation in the sciences. Both are committed to opening up opportunities in science for young Hispanic students and researchers. Join host Michael Holtz for an interesting and engaging conversation.
Transcript available soon.
2022 Ignite Off Semi-Finalists
Hosted by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), the annual Ignite Off! Competition showcases the talents of ORISE interns from participating federal agencies and offices as they share their research through Ignite Talks. Each competitor has five minutes to present their project, using 20 picture-centric slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds. The result is a fun and engaging five-minute presentation.