Discovery Lecture Archives
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.
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.
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.
Mar. 10, 2022—Optogenetics pioneer Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, will speak at Vanderbilt's upcoming Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 17.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mar. 29, 2021—Richard Tsien, PhD, director of the Neuroscience Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center, will deliver the next web-based Discovery Lecture.