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Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture

Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture: ‘Synthetic Genome Regulation for Cell and Tissue Engineering’

Apr. 18, 2019—The Downing Lab is interested in understanding how the chemical and biophysical microenvironment influences adult cell behavior and phenotype through epigenetic gene regulatory mechanisms.

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Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture: Luis Natividad

Feb. 28, 2019—The Discovery Science Emerging Scholars lecture series features promising young scientists making notable discoveries as postdoctoral fellows or early career faculty.

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Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture Feb. 7

Jan. 29, 2019—Stacey Finley, assistant professor at the University of Southern California, will speak on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 4:00 p.m. in 512 Light Hall. Her topic is “Systems Biology Approaches to Predict the Dynamics of Biochemical Networks in Cancer".

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Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture: Angelina Hernandez-Carretero Dec. 6

Nov. 28, 2018—Angelina Hernandez-Carretero, a staff scientist at the City of Hope Beckman Research Institute, will discuss "Novel Regulators of Obesity-Induced Insulin Resistance and Diabetes" on Thursday, Dec. 6, as part of Vanderbilt's Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture Series.

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Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture: Luisa Escobar-Hoyos

Nov. 6, 2018—The next Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 4 p.m. in 206 Preston Research Building. Luisa Escobar-Hoyos, a postdoctoral research fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and research assistant professor at Stony Brook University, will discuss her pancreatic cancer research.

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Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture: Leonard Harris

Oct. 5, 2018—The Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture series presents Dr. Leonard Harris at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Light Hall, Room 512.

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Next Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture is May 3, featuring Ishmail Abdus-Saboor

Apr. 19, 2018—Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver the School of Medicine's next Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture with the topic is "Genetic Interrogation of Neural Circuit Mechanisms for Pain."

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Duke’s Gustavo Silva to give Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture March 1

Feb. 20, 2018—Gustavo Silva, assistant professor of biology at Duke University, will discuss “K63 Ubiquitin and the Regulation of Translation in Response to Oxidative Stress” beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Preston Research Building, Room 206. The talk is part of the Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture series.

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Johns Hopkins’ Dionna Williams to give Emerging Scholars Lecture Feb. 1

Jan. 24, 2018—Dionna Williams of the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology at Johns Hopkins University will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in Light Hall, Room 512.

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Spencer to give Emerging Scholars Lecture Oct. 5

Sep. 27, 2017—Sade Spencer of the Department of Neurosciences at the Medical University of South Carolina will be the guest presenter of the Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture Oct. 5.

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Basic Sciences lecture to explore ‘Sex-Specific Neural Regulation of Energy Balance’ April 13

Apr. 3, 2017—UCLA's Dr. Stephanie Correa is the next speaker in the Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture series. She will discuss "Sex-Specific Neural Regulation of Energy Balance" beginning at 4 p.m. April 13 in Preston Research Building, Room 206.

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Emerging Scholar

Mar. 23, 2017—Rene Raphemot, Ph.D., a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow at Duke University, delivered the inaugural Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine last week.

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