October 27, 2000

Faculty members to speak at minority symposium

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Albert Reynolds, Ph.D., left, and Panos Anastasiadis’, Ph.D., research is featured on the cover of September’s issue of Nature Cell Biology. (photo by Dana Johnson)

Four Vanderbilt University faculty members will participate in the 2000 National Minority Research Symposium to be held November 8-11 in Washington, D.C.

The annual forum is designed to increase the number of ethnic minority students who are well prepared to enter the biomedical research arena. The symposium features both research presentations and instructional workshops. Vanderbilt participants include: Dr. Philip J. Browning, assistant professor of Medicine and Cell Biology; Louis J. DeFelice, Ph.D., professor of Pharmacology and Physics; Dr. Terence S. Dermody, associate professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology & Immunology; and Dr. William O. Whetsell Jr., professor of Pathology, Psychiatry, and Cell Biology.