Health Sciences Research Week

  • Previous Presenters 

    2016 -  Molecular Machines in Human Disease

    • Feng Zhang, PhD
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • George Daley, MD, PhD
      Harvard Medical School

    2015 -  Applying Chemical Biology to Understand and Treat Human Disease

    • Bradford Gibson, PhD
      Buck Institute for Research on Aging
    • Hugo Bellen, DVM, PhD
      HHMI/Baylor College of Medicine
    • Brent Stockwell, PhD
      HHMI ECS/Columbia University

    2014 -  Diabetes: Mechanisms and Treatment

    • Eva L. Feldman, MD, PhD
      University of Michigan
    • Jens C. Bruning, MD
      Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne
    • Morris J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD
      University of Pennsylvania

    2013 - Molecules and Mental Illness

    • Kenneth Kendler, MD
      Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Andrew Feinberg, MD, MPH
      Johns Hopkins University
    • H. Sebastian Seung, PhD
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    2012 - The Excitable Brain: order & disorder in the nervous system 

    • Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD
      Stanford University
    • Jeff Noebels, MD, PhD
      Baylor College of Medicine
    • Gina Turrigiano, PhD
      Brandeis University
    • David McCormick, PhD
      Yale University
    • Mary (Missy) Cummings, PhD
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology  

    2011 -  Translational Genomics

    • Rima Kaddurah-Daouk, PhD
      Duke University Medical Center
    • Ruth Ley, PhD
      Cornell University
    • Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD
      University of Texas Medical School-Houston
    • Robert Strausberg, PhD
      Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

    2010 - Genetics

    • Kaare Christensen, DMSc
      University of Southern Denmark
    • Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD
      Harvard University Medical School
    • Deborah Nickerson, PhD
      University of Washington
    • David A. Schwartz, MD
      National Jewish Health
    • Deepak Srivastava, MD
      University of California, San Francisco
    • Richard Weinshilboum, MD
      Mayo Clinic

    2009 - Cardiovascular and Excitable Cell Biology

    • David Clapham, MD, PhD
      Harvard Medical School
    • Silvia G. Priori, MD, PhD
      University of Pavia, Italy
    • Denis Nobel, PhD, FRS
      Oxford University
    • Richard Tsien, DPhil
      Stanford University Medical School  

    2008 - Innate Immunity

    • Sergio Grinstein, PhD
      The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
    • Douglas Golenbock, MD
      University of Massachusetts Medical School
    • Charles Serhan, PhD
      Harvard Medical School
    • Richard Gallo, MD, PhD
      University of California- San Diego

    2007 - Growing the Biomedical Sciences in Iowa

    • Funmi Olopade, MD, FACP
      University of Chicago Medical Center
    • Gerald Schulman, MD, PhD
      University of California- Los Angeles
    • Richard Hynes, PhD
      Massachusetts Institutes of Technology

    2006 - Of Mice and Men

    • Tyler Jacks, PhD
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Ken Philipson, PhD
      University of California- Los Angeles
    • Andrew Marks, MD
      Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    • Eric Olson, PhD
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
    • Richard P. Lifton, MD, PhD
      Yale University

    2005 - Building Bridges in Science

    • Gregory J. Hannon, PhD
      Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    • David Ginsburg, MD
      University of Michigan
    • Erika von Mutius, MD
      Munich University Children's Hospital  
    • Carole Ober, PhD
      University of Chicago  
    • Jules Hoffman, MD, PhD
      Universite Louis Pasteur  

    2004 - Mapping the Road to Scientific Discovery

    • Edward L. Kaplan, MD
      University of Minnesota Medical School
    • Goran K. Hansson, MD, PhD
      Karolinska Institute
    • Judah Folkman, MD
      Children's Hospital, Boston, MA  

    2003 - Constructing the Future of Medicine

    • Michael W. Schwartz, MD
      University of Washington
    • Rodney A. Hayward, MD
      VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
    • Diane Krause, MD, PhD
      Yale University School of Medicine
    • Stephen A. Morse, MSPH, PhD
      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  

    2002 - The Intersection of Science and Health: 25 Years of the MSTP Program

    • Christine Seidman, MD
      Harvard Medical School
    • Michael S. Brown, MD
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
    • Elizabeth Barrett-Conner, MD
      University of California- San Diego
    • Brian J. Druker, MD
      Oregon Health and Science University
    • Leon E. Rosenberg, MD
      Princeton University  

    2001 - Biomedical and Public Health Research in the Post Genomic Era

    • M. Anne Spence, PhD
      University of California- Irvine
    • David A. Greenberg, PhD
      Mount Sinai Medical Center
    • Bennett Shapiro, MD
      Merck Research Laboratories
    • Alison Goate, DPhil
      Washington University School of Medicine
    • Lap-Chee Tsui, OC, PhD
      The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute  

    2000 - Antimicrobials, Host Defense and Bacterial Resistance

    • Jules A. Hoffman, PhD
      Institut de Biologic Moleculaire et Cellulaire, Strasbourg, France
    • Julien E. Davies, PhD
      University of British Columbia
    • Hiroshi Nikaido, MD
      University of California- Berkeley
    • C. Kendall Stover, PhD
      PathoGenesis, Inc.  

    1999 -  Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Infection

    • Joseph Sodroski, MD
      Harvard Medical School
    • Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, PhD
      University of Warwick
    • Michael Summers
      University of Maryland Baltimore County
    • Gail Wertz
      University of Alabama Birmingham

    1998 - Molecular Interactions Between Microbes and the Human Host

    • Norma W. Andrews, PhD
      Yale University School of Medicine
    • David W. Dyer, PhD
      Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
    • Don Ganem, MD
      University of California- San Francisco
    • Stephen J. O'Brien, PhD
      National Cancer Institute
    • Guy R. Cornelis, PhD
      International Institute of Cell Pathology, Universite Catholique de Louvain