Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Foundation Antoine Saugrain Lecture

MAY 10, 2006 Foundation Antoine Saugrain Lecture: Samuel Stupp The Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function (Gene Center) at Hunter College is sponsoring the Foundation Antoine Saugrain Lecture to be given by Professor Samuel I. Stupp of Northwestern University on Wednesday, May 10th. Professor Stupp was a member of the faculty at Northwestern until 1980 and then spent 18 years at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign where he was appointed in 1996 Swanlund professor of materials science and engineering, chemistry, and bioengineering. In 1999, he returned to Northwestern as a Board of Trustees professor of Materials Science, Chemistry, and Medicine, and later was appointed Director of Northwestern's Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine. (Courtesy of Northwestern University) Professor Stupp's talk, titled "Molecular Self-Assembly to Repair Human Biology" will be held at 714 West Building, Hunter College, at 12:45PM. For more information please contact Professor Charles M. Drain at cdrain@hunter.cuny. edu . SEPTEMBER 8, 2006 Fall Symposium for IRB Members and Staff The Office of Research Conduct has scheduled the 2006 Fall Symposium for IRB Members and Staff. This year's Symposium will be held September 8, at the Newman Center of Baruch College. CUNY is pleased to announce that the featured speaker will be Dr. Ernest Prentice . Dr. Prentice is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Nebraska Medical College in Omaha and the co-Chair of the UNMC IRB. He is a nationally recognized expert in the protection of human subjects and featured speaker at national conferences. Dr. Prentice is currently the chair of the Health and Human Services Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protection (SACHRP) , appointed by the President. He is also a member of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) Council and the Collaborative IRB Training Initiative (CITI) Developers Group. For additional information about the symposium, please contact Ms. Arita Winter at arita. winter@mail. cuny.edu . VISIT US ON THE WEB Learn about our office, flagship initiatives, internal funding programs, faculty database, research highlights, human subject research and much more by visiting www. cuny. edu/research ; Browse past issues of Research Newsletter at www.cuny.edu/researchnews

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