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Discovery Lecture Archives

Nestler’s Discovery Lecture

Apr. 28, 2022—Eric Nestler, MD, PhD, renowned for his studies of the molecular basis of drug addiction and depression, discusses his latest research findings during last week’s Discovery Lecture.

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Regev’s Discovery Lecture

Apr. 21, 2022—Aviv Regev, PhD, recipient of the 2021 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, gave her Vanderbilt Prize Discovery Lecture on April 14.

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Addiction researcher Nestler set for next Discovery Lecture

Apr. 13, 2022—Eric Nestler, MD, PhD, renowned for his studies of the molecular basis of drug addiction and depression, will deliver the next Discovery Lecture on Thursday, April 21.

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Vanderbilt Prize winner Regev to deliver April 14 Discovery Lecture

Apr. 7, 2022—Aviv Regev, PhD, recipient of the 2021 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize Discovery Lecture at 4 p.m. next Thursday, April 14, in 208 Light Hall.

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Discovery Lecture featuring Sánchez Alvarado returns to in-person format

Mar. 17, 2022—Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, PhD, executive director and chief scientific officer of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, Missouri, will discuss tissue regeneration at the next Discovery Lecture, in person on Thursday, March 24 in 208 Light Hall.

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Brain function expert Deisseroth set for March 17 Discovery Lecture

Mar. 10, 2022—Optogenetics pioneer Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, will speak at Vanderbilt's upcoming Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 17.

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Yale surgery chair to discuss cancer’s ‘on’ switch at next Discovery Lecture

Feb. 16, 2022—Renowned surgical oncologist and clinician scientist Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA, chair of the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, will deliver the next web-based Discovery Lecture.

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Berlin Institute of Health’s Eils set for next Discovery Lecture

Oct. 18, 2021—Roland Eils, PhD, will discuss efforts to translate the deluge of genomics data generated by international initiatives into understanding disease mechanisms during the next web-based Discovery Lecture.

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Neurotransmitter transporters expert Amara set for Oct. 7 Discovery Lecture

Sep. 29, 2021—Susan Amara, PhD, scientific director of the Intramural Research Program at the NIMH and an expert on the biology of neurotransmitter transporters, will deliver Vanderbilt's next Discovery Lecture via Zoom at 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 7.

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Nobel laureate Doudna set for next Discovery Lecture

Jul. 7, 2021—Nobel laureate Jennifer Doudna, PhD, winner of the 2020 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, will deliver the next web-based Discovery Lecture on Thursday, July 22.

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Health care quality expert Berwick set for Discovery Lecture

Apr. 7, 2021—Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, one of the nation’s leading authorities on health care quality and improvement, will deliver the next web-based Discovery Lecture on Thursday, April 15, at 4 p.m. via Zoom.

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NYU’s Tsien to discuss brain plasticity at next Discovery Lecture

Mar. 29, 2021—Richard Tsien, PhD, director of the Neuroscience Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center, will deliver the next web-based Discovery Lecture.

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