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Discovery Lecturer outlines new genome editing technique

Jan. 15, 2015—A mere 30 months since it was first described in the online edition of Science magazine, a new genome editing technique has, by many accounts, revolutionized the study of genes and disease.

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Genome-editing pioneer next up in Discovery Lecture series

Jan. 2, 2015—Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., recipient of a 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 8.

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Dec. 18, 2014—At her recent Flexner Discovery Lecture, Suzanne Bakken, Ph.D., R.N., the Alumni Professor of Nursing and Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University, shares a laugh with Vanderbilt’s William Stead, M.D., left, and Kevin Johnson, M.D., M.S.

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Columbia’s Bakken to deliver Flexner Discovery Lecture

Dec. 4, 2014—Suzanne Bakken, Ph.D., RN, the Alumni Professor of Nursing and professor of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 11.

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Nov. 6, 2014—Cellular engineering pioneer George Q. Daley, M.D., Ph.D., makes a point during his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture at Vanderbilt. Daley directs the Stem Cell Transplantation Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

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Cellular engineering expert Daley set for Discovery Lecture series

Oct. 23, 2014—  George Q. Daley, M.D., Ph.D., a pioneer in cellular “engineering” at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 30. Daley’s talk, entitled “CellNet: Enhancing Cellular Engineering through Network Biology,” will begin at 4 p.m. in Light Hall room 208. It is sponsored by the...

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Oct. 23, 2014—Michael Longaker, M.D., director of the Stanford Program in Regenerative Medicine and the Children’s Surgical Research Program, described methods for minimizing scarring through tissue repair and engineering at his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture. (Photo by Anne Rayner)

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Nobel laureate sheds light on immune response system

Oct. 9, 2014—Peter Doherty, Ph.D., had some advice for young scientists at last week’s Flexner Discovery Lecture. The way to win a Nobel Prize, he said, “is to make a very big discovery first.”

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Longaker set for Discovery Lecture

Oct. 9, 2014—Michael Longaker, M.D., well known for his contributions to tissue repair and engineering and stem cell biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 16.

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Oct. 2, 2014—Bernard Lo, M.D., director emeritus of the Program in Medical Ethics at the University of California, San Francisco, spoke on issues surrounding end-of-life decisions at his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Doherty set for next Discovery Lecture

Sep. 25, 2014—Nobel laureate Peter Doherty, Ph.D., who discovered how the immune system recognizes virus-infected cells, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 2.

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Research ethics expert Lo set for Discovery Lecture

Sep. 18, 2014—Bernard Lo, M.D., president of the Greenwall Foundation and director emeritus of the Program in Medical Ethics at the University of California, San Francisco, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 25.

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