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Discovery Lecture Archives

Vanderbilt’s Denny set for next Flexner Discovery Lecture

Jan. 28, 2016—Joshua Denny, M.D., M.S., who helped propel Vanderbilt University Medical Center into a leadership role in the national Precision Medicine Initiative, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 4.

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University of Michigan’s Little set for next Discovery Lecture

Jan. 21, 2016—Roderick Little, Ph.D., a statistician with expertise in the analysis of data sets with missing values, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 28.

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Angelaki lecture

Jan. 21, 2016—Dora Angelaki, Ph.D., of Baylor College of Medicine, explored a computational perspective on autism at her recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Discovery Lecture

Jan. 14, 2016—Vanderbilt Genetics Institute director Nancy Cox, Ph.D., left, poses with Nancy Brown, M.D., chair of the Department of Medicine, before Cox’s recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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‘Science diplomacy’ focus of Nobel laureate Agre’s Discovery Lecture

Jan. 14, 2016—Peter Agre, M.D., a Nobel laureate who advocates the use of medical science to advance international diplomacy, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in room 208 Light Hall.

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Baylor’s Angelaki set to deliver next Flexner Discovery Lecture

Jan. 7, 2016—Dora Angelaki, Ph.D., the Wilhelmina Robertson Professor and chair of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, will provide a “computational perspective on autism” during the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 14.

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Genetics Institute director Cox set for next Discovery Lecture

Dec. 10, 2015—Nancy Cox, Ph.D., founding director of the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 17.

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Lung diseases expert Garcia set for Discovery Lecture

Dec. 3, 2015—Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, M.D., recognized for developing novel therapies for critically ill patients with acute inflammatory lung disease, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 10.

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Vanderbilt Prize winner Lindquist reviews research

Dec. 3, 2015—What do the lowly yeast and human stem cells have in common?

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Vanderbilt Prize winner Lindquist set for Discovery Lecture

Nov. 12, 2015—Susan Lindquist, Ph.D., recipient of the 2014 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 19.

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Health sciences, technology expert Edelman set for Discovery Lecture

Oct. 29, 2015—Elazer Edelman, M.D., Ph.D., a pioneer in the application of engineering and physical sciences to understand fundamental biological processes and the mechanisms of disease, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 5.

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Photo: Discovery Lecture

Oct. 15, 2015—Ingeborg Hochmair, Ph.D., co-creator of the world’s first microelectronic multi-channel cochlear implant, discussed her pioneering work and future challenges for engineering and research during her recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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