Yasmeen Hussain

 

Yasmeen Hussain

 

Yasmeen Hussain, PhD

Seattle, WA

 

Yasmeen Hussain is currently a Policy Analyst and Program Manager working with a national team to advance the career and professional development of PhD scientists. Yasmeen recently completed a AAAS Congressional Fellowship sponsored by the Biophysical Society, working on science and education issues in the office of Rep. Bill Foster. Previously, Yasmeen was an associate program officer with the Board on Higher Education and Workforce and the Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine at the National Academies, where she completed a Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy fellowship. She earned her PhD in biology at the University of Washington in Seattle, where her research focused on chemical communication between sperm and eggs. Yasmeen is from Utah, where she earned BS degrees in mathematics and biology and held a position at the Bureau of Reclamation. Yasmeen volunteers her time in science education, mentoring, and reading bylaws, and currently serves on the board of the Association of Women in Science (AWIS) Seattle Chapter in her capacity as the co-chair of the Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science program.

 

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Publications

Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century. Study staff contributor, National Academies Press, 2018

 

Responses to Recommendations in Previous Reports on Biomedical and Behavioral Researchers. Yasmeen Hussain & Amanda Field; Prepared for Committee on the Next Generation Researchers Initiative, 2017

 

Effective Mentoring in STEMM: Practice, Research, and Future Directions; Proceedings of a Workshop in Brief. Yasmeen Hussain & Maria Dahlberg; National Academies Press, 2017

 

Individual female differences in chemoattractant production change the scale of sea urchin gamete interactions. Yasmeen Hussain, Martin Sadilek, Shukri Salad, Richard Zimmer, Jeffrey Riffell; Developmental Biology, 2017

 

Sperm chemotaxis promotes individual fertilization success in sea urchins. Yasmeen Hussain, Jeffrey Guasto, Richard Zimmer, Roman Stocker, Jeffrey Riffell; Journal of Experimental Biology, 2016

 

Designated Smoking Areas at the University of Washington: Community Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs. Patricia Atwater & Yasmeen Hussain; Prepared for UW Graduate and Professional Student Senate, 2014

 

Blood Clot Formation Under Flow: The Importance of Factor XI Depends Strongly on Platelet Count. Aaron Fogelson, Yasmeen Hussain, Karin Leiderman; Biophysical Journal, 2011

 

The Many Faces of Mathematics. Yasmeen Hussain. Service Learning Capstone prepared for Univ of Utah Department of Mathematics, 2011

 

Articles

 

A Reflection on a Year in Congress; Yasmeen Hussain; Biophysical Society Blog, October 2018

 

Visiting the District; Yasmeen Hussain; Biophysical Society Bulletin, July 2018

 

Science Policy, a View from the Hill; Yasmeen Hussain; Biophysical Society Bulletin, March 2018

 

Making Spray-and-Pray Pay. Yasmeen Hussain; UW Biology Graduate Student Blog, 2016

 

Making Email Sparkly Again. Yasmeen Hussain; UW Biology Graduate Student Blog, 2015

 

Ciliate vs Urchin Egg. Yasmeen Hussain; UW Biology Graduate Student Blog, 2014

 

Talk Science, No Big Words. Yasmeen Hussain; ASCB Compass Blog, 2013

 

Mentions

 

Politico Huddle. Politico, 2018

 

Spotlight on Yasmeen Hussain, UW ARCS Scholar (poster); ARCS Spotlight, 2017

 

Alumna Yasmeen Hussain receives AAAS Congressional Fellowship. UW Biology News, 2017

 

Hair-having animals and words. Seattle Science Writer, Sally James, 2013