STEM Conference

The purpose of the St. Mark’s STEM Conference is to broaden students’ understanding of the sciences and to promote passions for careers in the sciences by inviting educated, successful professionals to visit St. Mark’s. 

Past Guests

Dr. Rhonda Bassel-Duby ~ Department of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Karen Morton ~ Collections Manager, Perot Museum of Nature and Science)
Bill Woodburn ~ Founding Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners

Jeremy Ginsberg ’96 ~ Software Engineer; Former VP of Engineering at Twitter
Will Ferenc ’09 ~ Lead Sensors Development Engineer, SpaceX
Amy Patrick ~ Forensic Engineer
Lydia Pyne ~ Science Writer and Historian

Mark Stevens ’05 ~ Software Engineer, Google
Dr. Chess Stetson ’97 ~ CEO, Helynx, Inc.
Dr. Bradford Hirsch ’87 ~ Oncologist; Senior Medical Director, Flatiron Health; Co-Founder, SignalPath Research
Dr. Gary Weinstein ~ Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
Carl Zimmer ~ Science writer, New York Times contributor

Anna Kuchment ~ Scientific Journalist
Dr. Max Klein ’00, Ph.D. ~ CTO of SCI Technology, Inc.,
Heather Olins ~ Ph.D. Candidate at Harvard's Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

2014 Conference Guests
Dr. Brett Giroir ~ Biomedical Researcher
Dr. Michael Gould ~ Agricultural Engineer
Dr. David Genecov ’82 ~ Craniofacial and Cosmetic surgeon
Dr. Alan Stern ’75 ~ Planetary Scientist

St. Mark’s School of Texas

10600 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75230


About Us

St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.

St. Mark’s does not discriminate in the administration of its admission and education policies on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.