LITERATURE + LECTURES
HMNS Distinguished Lecture/ International Year of Chemistry Lecture Series: Panel Discussion - Scientific Discoveries Improving Healthcare
November 1, 2011
The Houston Museum of Natural Science presents an HMNS Distinguished Lecture Series. Fascinating Speakers, Cutting Edge Science. Hear about the latest scientific discoveries - from the world's foremost experts. Throughout the year, HMNS hosts a variety of distinguished lecturers to enhance your understanding of a current exhibition or provide new perspectives on captivating topics.
Tuesday, November 1, at 6:30pm
Scientific Discoveries Improving Healthcare
New scientific discoveries will personally affect our lives by improving the effectiveness of healthcare diagnostics and treatment. The panel at this session will give an update on diagnostics and regenerative medicine impacted by scientific discoveries that are creating new opportunities for affordable individualized healthcare.
Presented by Rice chemistry professors Cindy Farach-Carson, PhD, associate vice provost for research and scientific director, BioScience Research Collaborative; Daniel D. Carson, PhD, dean, Wiess School of Natural Sciences, and Schlumberger Chair of Advanced Studies and Research; and John T. McDevitt, Brown-Wiess Professor of Chemistry and Bioengineering and research director, McDevitt Lab
The United Nations declared 2011 the International Year of Chemistry to bring awareness to how chemistry helps achieve economic, environmental and health goals of the modern world. This lecture is part of the International Year of Chemistry Lecture Series co-sponsored by Rice University's Glasscock School of Continuing Studies and the Houston Museum of Natural Science.