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Bridging Research & Teaching - Innovation at the Crossroads of Chemistry, Physics and Biology

Hosted at Washington University, June 18-21

You're invited to apply for the teaching and research workshop for undergraduate faculty, to be held June 18-21, 2008 at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri entitled "Innovation at the Crossroads of Chemistry, Physics and Biology". Attendees of this workshop will incur NO COSTS! Transportation, housing and meals are provided by Washington University as part of continuing outreach initiatives. This workshop offers participants networking opportunities with WU faculty and other workshop participants, new ideas to teach research in an undergraduate classroom setting and hands-on experiences in WU core facilities. Submit your application early; spots are limited for this year's workshop!

This year's program will include presentations devoted to:

· Imaging human metabolic systems in real time

· Gene regulation by RNAs: a new paradigm

· Ion channels and cardiac disease

· Molecular origins of DNA damage and repair

· The molecular basis of amyloid disease


Mark your calendars for the 2008 Workshop. Attendees should plan to arrive the afternoon of Wednesday, June 18th. There will be a welcoming dinner that evening. Day-long workshops will take place on June 19 and 20 with interactions with WU Faculty, students and postDocs. Departures should be scheduled for Saturday, June 21.

While this meeting is not hosted by the MCMS, members of the faculty at MCMS school are encouraged to attend and the MCMS will share the costs of your attending with Wash U. Additional information about the workshop and workshop applications may be obtained by contacting:

Jennifer Lawler Brown, Recruitment Coordinator-DBBS lawlerj@dbbs.wustl.edu
(314) 747-0947
(314) 362-3369 (fax)