Discovering ways to honor the dignity of individuals coping with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is the goal of an interdisciplinary symposium on “Finding Humanity in Advanced Dementia” to be held in Wilson Hall on the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St Louis on Saturday, April 27.
The call for poster abstracts for Washington University School of Medicine’s third annual Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Symposium is open through Feb. 15. Registration also is open, through April 1. The symposium will be April 16 and 17 at the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Its theme this year is “Comparative Effectiveness Research: From Study […]
The School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis will dedicate a new building, Preston M. Green Hall, Friday, Sept. 23, and in conjunction will hold the symposium “Challenges & Opportunities in Engineering Education & Research.” The symposium, which will feature National Science Foundation Director Subra Suresh, DSc, is open to the public. It will be held from at 2:30 p.m. in Room 300 of the Laboratory Sciences building on WUSTL’s Danforth Campus.
The Young Scientist Program (YSP) will mark its 20th anniversary with a day-long symposium at 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 6, at Washington University School of Medicine.
Tiny tropical fish are helping scientists understand human development and disease, from birth defects and cancer to muscle and nerve disorders. Contributing to this effort, Washington University is now home to one of the largest zebrafish facilities in the world. And with robotic feeding and cleaning systems, it is the world’s most modern.
Scientists from across Missouri will gather Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Washington University in St. Louis to learn — in one jam-packed day — about the latest advances in nanotechnology and opportunities for commercializing them. Co-organized by seven Missouri universities, the 2nd Annual Missouri NanoFrontiers Symposium is co-hosted by Washington University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis and begins at 7:45 a.m. in Whitaker Hall on the Danforth Campus. The meeting is free and open to the public.
The St. Louis section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and Washington University will hold a symposium from 2-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, to celebrate William E. Buhro’s receipt of the St. Louis Award, which is presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the chemistry profession. Buhro, PhD, the George E. Pake Professor in Arts & Sciences, is chair of the Department of Chemistry and a Fellow of the American Chemical Society.