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Kate Waimey Timmerman PhD

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Associate Director , Strategic Fo...

Phone: (773) ***-****  
Email: k***@***.edu
Local Address:  Illinois , United States
University of Chicago
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago , Illinois 60637
United States

Company Description: Founded by oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago is a private, nondenominational institution of higher learning. Scientists at the University...   more

Employment History

  • Associate Director, Strategic Foundation Initiatives and Strategist, Arete: A Research Accelerator
    University of Chicago
  • Program Director
    Northwestern University
  • Program Development Manager
    Northwestern University
  • Vice President of Scholar and Alumni Relations
    ARCS Foundation-Chicago
  • Vice President of Scholar and Alumni Relations
    ARCS Foundation Ilinois
  • Program Director
    Oncofertility Consortium


  • Neuroscience PhD
    University of California , Davis
  • BA , Neuroscience
    Oberlin College
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Kate Waimey ..., 5 Feb 2011 [cached]
Kate Waimey Timmerman Program Director, Oncofertility Consortium
Kate earned her BA in Neuroscience from Oberlin College (2001) and her Neuroscience PhD from the University of California, Davis (2009). During this time, she performed research and simultaneously developed a passion for grant writing and communicating scientific advances to the public. After a working as a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago, she joined the Oncofertility Consortium to support the researchers advancing the prevention and cure of medically-induced infertility.
Oncofertility, FIRST Registry and You. « Fertile Action, 24 Dec 2012 [cached]
An interview with: Kate Waimey Timmerman, PhD, Program Director, Oncofertility Consortium, Northwestern University
Fertile Action, 26 Sept 2011 [cached]
An interview with: Kate Waimey Timmerman, PhD, Program Director, Oncofertility Consortium, Northwestern University
Most Young Women with Cancer Don’t Try to Preserve their Fertility [cached]
"We are definitely making progress," says Kate Waimey Timmerman, program director for the Oncofertility Consortium, a national initiative based at Northwestern University that encourages doctors to consider patients' fertility before launching cancer treatment. "We are getting the message out there.
"We merged micro imaging with video ..., 8 May 2012 [cached]
"We merged micro imaging with video conferencing, and this allows scientists in (the Oncofertility Consortium) to contact a researcher in countries like Austria or Brussels," said Kate Timmerman, program director for the Oncofertility Consortium, which partnered with NUIT to develop the software.
The Consortium began using iExperiment last year to fulfill the need to connect the large oncofertility community and speed the pace of research on a global scale, Timmerman said.
"Distance is a barrier to discussions around the country and around the world," Timmerman said. "With video sharing, we can actually share micro imaging and talk about the cells on the screen they're investigating as it's evolving."
Three years ago, the Oncofertility Consortium approached NUIT to develop a suite of programs to facilitate research within the field. NUIT included video recording capabilities among other features, though the lab has not used the recordings much yet, Timmerman said.
The Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology will be publishing a paper expanding upon the potential for other collaborative projects in the sciences to use Northwestern's unique technology, Timmerman said.
"It's so important to share and to discuss (scientific) information. If you don't have discussion, you progress much slower," said MariliaCordeiro, a PhD student with two years of experience working in the lab. "If you can share with the other side of the world, you can get even better."
Timmerman said she has already seen increased discussion between researchers, basic scientists and other professionals due to the iExperiment program, demonstrating the need within the discipline of oncofertility.
"I think that the size of our field is why there's such a big need," Timmerman said.
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