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Nobel laureate explores genomics of immune response

Jan. 31, 2013—In a wide-ranging lecture that moved from plants to nematode worms to human leukemia, Nobel laureate Andrew Fire, Ph.D., outlined his vision for a genomics-based understanding of how organisms respond to novel information.

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Nobel laureate Fire set to deliver upcoming Discovery Lecture

Jan. 17, 2013—Nobel laureate Andrew Fire, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 24.

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Jan. 17, 2013—Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, discusses ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins during her recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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St. Jude’s Schulman first up for 2013 Flexner Discovery Lecture Series

Jan. 4, 2013—Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, kicks off the 2013 Flexner Discovery Lecture series on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 4 p.m.

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Discovering Südhof

Dec. 20, 2012—Stanford neuroscientist Thomas Südhof, M.D., discusses the physiology and pathology of neurotransmitter release during his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture. To view the lecture, go to www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/discoveryseries. (Photo by Joe Howell)

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Dec. 13, 2012—Lynne Maquat, Ph.D., of the University of Rochester, spoke about mRNA decay and disease during her recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Stanford’s Südhof to discuss how brain relays information

Dec. 6, 2012—Noted neuroscientist Thomas Südhof, M.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 13.

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Photo: Exporing autism therapies

Dec. 6, 2012—Mriganka Sur, Ph.D., director of the Simons Center for the Social Brain at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discusses emerging therapeutics for autism spectrum disorders during his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Nobel laureate sheds light on RNA research

Nov. 29, 2012—There’s been an explosion in the world of RNA — the nucleic acid “copy” of DNA, Nobel laureate Phillip Sharp, Ph.D., told the crowd gathered for his Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Rochester’s Maquat set for Flexner Discovery Lecture

Nov. 29, 2012—Lynne Maquat, Ph.D., the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics at the University of Rochester, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 6.

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Noted neuroscientist Sur set to deliver Discovery Lecture

Nov. 15, 2012—Mriganka Sur, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 29.

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Nobel laureate Sharp to speak at VUMC

Nov. 8, 2012—Nobel laureate Phillip Sharp, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 15.

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