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The Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas.
Most Lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month beginning in September. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to all University of Iowa faculty, staff, students and the public. A list of previous speakers is located here. A printer-friendly seminar schedule for 2015-2016 is here. Most seminars are recorded and can be viewed by University of Iowa faculty, staff and students online.
Alvin Roth, PhD2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in EconomicsCraig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics, Stanford UniversityGund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus, Harvard UniversityCo-Sponsored by the UI Carver College of Medicine and the Tippie College of Business Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professorship
Thursday, September 17, 20154:00-5:00 pmPrem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)
The Ida Cordelia Beam Lecture, "Who Gets What and Why - Market Design and Marketplaces," is scheduled for Friday, September 18, 2015, 3:00-4:00 pm in the Pappajohn Business Building, Room S401.
Gail Mandel, PhD Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical InstituteSenior Scientist, Vollum InstituteOregon Health and Science UniversityCo-Sponsored by the Department of Pharmacology Michael J. Brody Memorial Lecture
Thursday, October 15, 20154:00-5:00 pmPrem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)
Solomon Snyder, MD, DSc, DPhilUniversity Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Pharmacology and PsychiatryJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineCo-Sponsored by the Medical Scientist Training Program
Thursday, November 19, 20154:00-5:00pmPrem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)
Keith Yamamoto, PhDProfessor of Cellular Molecular PharmacologyVice Chancellor for ResearchExecutive Vice Dean, School of MedicineUniversity of California San Francisco
"Molecular Signal Processing: From a Steroid Hormone, to Transcriptional Regulatory Networks, to Physiology and Disease, and Back"
Thursday, February 18, 20164:00-5:00pmPrem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)
"A NextGen Science Enterprise to Move Beyond the Inflection Point"
Friday, February 19, 20161:00-2:00pmPrem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)
Carl June, MDDirector, Translational Research ProgramRichard W. Vague Professor in ImmunotherapyAbramson Family Cancer Research InstituteUniversity of Pennsylvania Perelman School of MedicineCo-Sponsored by the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 9, 2017
Thursday, March 10, 20164:00-5:00pmPrem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)
Angelika Amon, PhDInvestigator, Howard Hughes Medical InstituteKathleen and Curtis Marble Professor of Cancer ResearchMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCo-Sponsored by the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Thursday, May 5, 20164:00-5:00 pmPrem Sahai Auditorium (1110 MERF)
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