Local Organizing Committee, June 2016 National Workshop

Rodrigo  Garcia

Rodrigo Garcia

Grad Student, Neuroscience, MIT

My research is focused on both translational and basic science. I have investigated potential therapeutics for Rett Syndrome, an Autism Spectrum Disorder that primarily affects girls. Of equal interest has been exploring the role of the non-neuronal brain cells called astrocytes to the function of the normal and diseased brain.

Susanna Kohler

Susanna Kohler

Science Highlights Editor, American Astronomical Society
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Astronomy
ComSciCon Co-founder

I received my PhD from University of Colorado Boulder in 2014, with my dissertation work spanning two fields: high-energy astrophysics and science …

Shannon M.  Morey

Shannon M. Morey

Teacher, East Boston High School
ComSciCon Co-founder

Shannon is a chemist, a leader in K12 STEM education, and one of the founding members of the ComSciCon organizing team.  Shannon is a chemistry and physics …