Discovery Lecture Archives
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.
Nov. 15, 2012—Mriganka Sur, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 29.
Oct. 18, 2012—National Public Radio Science Correspondent Joe Palca, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 25. His talk, entitled “News and Science: A Marriage of Convenience,” will begin at 4 p.m. in 208 Light Hall. Palca earned a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz and has been...
Oct. 4, 2012—If two people experience the same traumatic situation, like an armed bank robbery, for example, they will both likely have an acute fear response: increased heart rate, chills, hot flashes, nausea, abdominal stress, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, sweating and light headedness.
Sep. 20, 2012—Psychiatrist and fear researcher Kerry Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 27.
Sep. 13, 2012—R. Alto Charo, J.D., a nationally known bioethicist at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison, will deliver the first Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Jan. 30, 2012—Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will address “Reversing Childhood Obesity: Helping All Children Lead Healthier Lives” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in Light Hall, Room 208. The event, part of the Discovery Lecture Series, is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs. Approximately 23...