Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to host Science Day, Jan. 15
The sixth annual Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day program will be held Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Student Life Center.
It will include three first-time features — a Data Blitz, where nine Vanderbilt faculty will do 5-minute presentations on a wide range of developmental disability research; a video of national scientists identifying what they believe are the most important accomplishments in their fields now and likely in the future; and VKC Director Elisabeth Dykens, Ph.D., on the VKC “Looking Forward.”
All are welcome to attend. The registration site is here.
10 a.m. — Registration and poster hanging open. About 125 posters have been selected.
11 a.m. — Welcome
11:05 a.m. — Data Blitz by VKC members/investigators (three topics/presenters in each theme area)
- Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
- Clinical, Behavioral, and Intervention Research
- Systems Neuroscience
Noon-2 p.m. — Poster session (lunch available throughout)
Session 1 judging noon - 1 p.m.
Session 2 judging 1-2 p.m.
2:15 p.m. — The Future of Developmental Disabilities Research: Diverse Perspectives
2:30 p.m. — The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Looking Forward: Elisabeth Dykens, Ph.D.
3 p.m. — Wine and cheese reception and continued viewing of posters
4 p.m. — Posters removed