Upcoming Programs

April 30, 2014
Guest: Dr. Lawrence David, Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University
Topics: Human-associated microbial ecosystems, cholera infections and gut microbial communities, human microbiota in the developing world, diet and the human gut microbiome

May 7, 2014
Guest: Dr. Misha Angrist, Assistant Professor of the Practice, Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy (IGSP), Duke University
Topics: New Master of Arts in Bioethics and Science Policy degree program (Duke), 23andMe, the Personal Genome Project, non-invasive prenatal testing, the $1000 genome, orphan drugs, impending split of the IGSP into three centers

May 21, 2014
Guests: Dr. Deb Mosca, CEO and Dr. Royston Carter, Director of Marine Bio-Technologies Development, Marine Bio-Technologies Center of Innovation (MBCOI), Wilmington, NC
Topic: MBCOI programs and history

May 28, 2014
Guest: Dr. Lori Setton, William Bevan Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University
Topics: Intervertebral disc disorders of the spine, mechanisms for degeneration and regeneration of soft tissues of the musculoskeletal system, methods of drug delivery and tissue regeneration in the knee joints and spine

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