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Harvard immunologist Springer next up in Discovery Lecture Series

Jan. 29, 2024—Harvard's Timothy Springer, PhD, a world leader in structural biology and immunology, will deliver the next Discovery Lecture at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Feb. 8.

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Discovery lecture features computational cancer biologist Pe’er

Sep. 12, 2023—Dana Pe’er, PhD, a pioneer in using machine learning approaches to explore cell identities and interactions, will deliver the next Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 21.

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Dame Frances Ashcroft Discovery Lecture postponed

Sep. 12, 2023—The Vanderbilt Prize Discovery Lecture featuring Professor Dame Frances Ashcroft, which was scheduled for Thursday, September 14, has been postponed until the spring of 2024. Details will be shared soon. Check the Discovery Lecture website at https://www.vumc.org/discovery-lecture-series/upcoming-lectures.

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Update: Dame Frances Ashcroft to deliver Sept. 14 Vanderbilt Prize Lecture

Sep. 6, 2023—Renowned diabetes expert Professor Dame Frances Ashcroft, recipient of the 2023 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize Discovery Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in 208 Light Hall.

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Vanderbilt Prize lecture highlights diversity, mentoring

May. 18, 2023—Ruth Lehmann, PhD, director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, delivered last week's Vanderbilt Prize Discovery Lecture.

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Ovarian cancer expert Odunsi to deliver next Discovery Lecture

Mar. 30, 2023—Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, director of the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, will deliver the next Discovery Lecture at Vanderbilt on Thursday, April 6.

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Discovery lecture features electron microscopy leader Cheng

Feb. 28, 2023—Yifan Cheng, PhD, a leader in electron microscopy technology development and structural studies of biological macromolecules, will deliver the next Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 9.

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Sir Paul Nurse Discovery Lecture

Feb. 16, 2023—Among those attending last week’s Discovery Lecture by Nobel laureate Sir Paul Nurse, PhD, were, Jackie Corbin, PhD, Kathy Gould, PhD, Sharron Francis, PhD, Nancy Carrasco, MD, and Roger Colbran, PhD.

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Nobel laureate Nurse set for year’s first Discovery Lecture

Jan. 26, 2023—Nobel Prize-winning geneticist and cell biologist Sir Paul Nurse, PhD, will be at Vanderbilt Thursday, Feb. 9, to deliver the year's first Discovery Lecture.

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Vanderbilt Prize winner Lehmann’s Discovery Lecture postponed

Aug. 17, 2022—Ruth Lehmann, PhD, recipient of the 2022 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize Discovery Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in 208 Light Hall.

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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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