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Discovery Lecture Archives

Lecture to focus on diversity in medical education

Sep. 1, 2016—The importance of diversity and inclusion to medical and graduate education and research will be discussed on Sept. 8 during the first Flexner Discovery Lecture of the 2016-2017 academic year.

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Thompson’s Discovery Lecture

May. 12, 2016—Craig Thompson, M.D., president and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, spoke about his lab’s research linking metabolism to stem cell maintenance during his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Betzig’s Discovery Lecture

May. 5, 2016—Nobel laureate Eric Betzig, Ph.D., a group leader at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus, discussed his team’s work developing novel optical imaging tools during his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Vanderbilt Prize lecture details ‘Goldilocks Principle’

Apr. 28, 2016—When it comes to the brain, levels of molecules involved in neuronal signaling must be “just right,” or things can go terribly wrong.

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Cancer expert Thompson to deliver May 5 Flexner Discovery Lecture

Apr. 28, 2016—Craig Thompson, M.D., president and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on May 5.

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Nobel laureate Betzig set for Discovery Lecture

Apr. 21, 2016—Eric Betzig, Ph.D., who shared the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on April 28.

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Low’s Discovery Lecture

Apr. 21, 2016—Philip Low, Ph.D., who directs the Purdue Center for Drug Discovery, spoke about ligand-targeted therapeutic and imaging agents for multiple diseases at his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Purdue’s Low set for next Flexner Discovery Lecture

Apr. 7, 2016—Philip Low, Ph.D., director of the Purdue Center for Drug Discovery, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on April 14.

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Nobel laureate Lefkowitz set for next Discovery Lecture

Mar. 24, 2016—Robert Lefkowitz, M.D., who shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his studies of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on March 31.

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Discovery Lecture Coyle

Mar. 24, 2016—Joseph Coyle, M.D., discussed the neurobiology of serious mental illness at his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Schizophrenia expert Coyle set for next Flexner Discovery Lecture

Mar. 3, 2016—Joseph Coyle, M.D., an expert in the neurobiology of serious mental illness, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 10.

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Exploring anesthesiology

Feb. 18, 2016—Noted anesthesiologist, neuroscientist and statistician Emery Brown, M.D., Ph.D., of the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, discussed the mysteries of anesthesia during his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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