Upcoming Lectures

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched the Discovery Lecture Series featuring the world's most eminent scientists, who will speak on the highest-impact research and policy issues in science and medicine today. In light of COVID-19, the Discovery Lecture Series may be conducted via interactive webinar, or in person with associated live stream. See each event listing for details. All lectures, unless otherwise indicated, start at 4:00 p.m. Please register here in order to receive the webinar instructions.


eric nestler

Eric Nestler, MD, PhD

  • Nash Family Professor of Neuroscience

  • Director, Friedman Brain Institute

  • Dean, Academic and Scientific Affairs

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

April 21, 2022 | 4:00 p.m. | Location: 208 Light Hall

Sponsored by Vanderbilt Brain Institute

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regev

Aviv Regev, PhD

  • Executive Vice President, Genentech Research and Early Development

April 14, 2022 | 4:00 p.m. | Location: 208 Light Hall

Sponsored by Offices of the Executive Vice President for Research and the Dean of Basic Sciences

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sanchez-alvarado

Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, PhD

  • Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

  • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

March 24, 2022 | 4:00 p.m. | Location: 208 Light Hall

Sponsored by Vanderbilt Eye Institute Initiative in Regenerative Medicine, Center for Stem Cell Biology and Program in Developmental Biology

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deisseroth

Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD

  • D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

  • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

March 17, 2022 | 4:00 p.m. | Location: via Zoom

Sponsored by The Medical Scientist Training Program

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ahuja

Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA, FACS

  • William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery

  • Chair, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine

  • Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale New Haven Hospital

  • Chair, Yale Medicine Faculty Practice Plan

  • Interim Director, Yale Cancer Center

  • Interim Physician-in-Chief, Smilow Hospital

February 24, 2022 | 4:00 p.m. | Location: via Zoom

Sponsored by Vanderbilt Supporting Careers in Research for Interventional Physicians and Surgeons (SCRIPS)

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