Our 2022 conference will be virtual and we look forward to participation from both in-state and out-of-state students. We encourage students to optionally submit a mini-presentation to briefly present during our afternoon presentation session. We are accepting two types of presentations: 1) Research mini presentations and 2) Mini oral presentations highlighting historically significant women in STEM.

Important Dates for the 2022 AR WiSTEM Conference

March 7th - Submit your mini presentation.

March 12 - Conference begins. Register for the Conference.

2022 Arkansas Women in STEM Conference Schedule (all times are CDT):
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM - Welcome

9:15 AM - 10:25 AM - Panel Session 1

10:30 AM - 11:40 PM - Panel Session 2

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM - Keynote Speaker

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Student Mini Presentations

Please continue to check back as we update our sessions with details about our panelists, posters, and speakers!

Visit our webstore to purchase a Women in STEM shirt! The webstore will be open until 11:59 p.m. on March 20.

We'd like to thank our sponsors: the American Chemical Society.

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Saturday, March 12th
11:45 AM

Arkansas Women in STEM Conference Presentation: Investigations of Salvia officinalis Secondary Metabolites

Maria Ines Ines Dow, Arkansas Tech University

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

1:00 PM

A Brief Discussion of Gasdermin D's Function in Multiple Sclerosis

Amie Brint, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1:00 PM

Combination chemo-PDT ionic nanomedicines as enhanced therapeutics for cancer

Samantha Macchi

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1:00 PM

Influence of temperature on passage rate in Sceloporus consobrinus, with comparison to congeners

Allison Litmer

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1:00 PM

Room Temperature phosphorescence material for use in low-cost lighting technology

Mujeebat Bashiru

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1:00 PM

Surface area enhancement of doped carbon materials via novel freeze-pore methodology

Iris Denmark, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1:00 PM

Synthesis and Characterization of Porphyrin-Fullerene Dyads for Applications in Dye – Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSCs)

Mavis Forson, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM