DLSP Director’s Corner (Include Issue 4)

In this time of political turmoil in the U.S., it is probably a good idea to consider the role of politics on biomedical scientific research. Does it make a difference to the science community which political party is in control of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue or Capitol Hill? These are issues we examine in Policy Talk. […]

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Keystone Symposia Fellow to organize a Keystone Symposia conference

Dr. Cherie Butts (Class of 2009) will serve as the first Keystone Symposia Fellow to organize a Keystone Symposia conference. The conference, “Biobetters and Next-Generation Biologics: Innovative Strategies for Optimally Effective Therapies” (A7) is to be held in January 22-26, 2017, at Snowbird Resort in Snowbird, Utah, USA. This conference will represent an opportunity for […]

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KSF Teaching: Dr. Veronica Segarra, High Point University

Dr. Veronica Segarra (KSF Class of 2017) is involved in research and teaching at High Point University, as well as committee responsibilities as co-chair of the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) for the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). Dr. Segarra’s discussions about the responsibilities of teaching next-gen trainees is a reminder of the importance of […]

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KSF Guest Lecture on Health Disparities: Drs. Digna Velez Edwards (Class of 2013) and Lindsey Trevino (Class of 2016)

In their independent lectures at the UT Health Science Center in Houston, TX, KSFs Lindsey Trevino and Digna Velez Edwards contribute to the body of research and critical discourse on health disparities. In separate videos, each KSF provides insight into her own scientific research and career development. We hope you enjoy their discussions, and we invite […]

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DAC Spotlight: Angela Sharpe

  Angela Sharpe is the Deputy Director for the Consortium of Social Science Associations, where she is responsible for lobbying Members of Congress and their staff on health and behavior research and representing COSSA to executive branch agencies, particularly the Department of Health and Human Services. She runs two coalitions out of the COSSA office: […]

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