(From the July 2014 Research Now)
The Young Scientist Education seminar series has started at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The purpose is to expose high school students and undergraduates to the scientific method and careers in medical research.
All summer students are strongly encouraged to attend this weekly lecture series held in Research II Auditorium (WA1020) from 4-5PM on Thursdays. There is no charge and registration includes education materials and lectures. Registration is requested.
The on-demand video for the sessions will also be posted to create a seminar library, which can be viewed online at NationwideChildrens.org/summer-scientist-series
The following topics are on the class schedule for July:
July 10 — Other Careers in Research
Meet Josh Zens in Biomedical Engineering; Jennifer Kline, Clinical Research Coordinator and Katie Campbell, Environmental Health and Safety (Lab Safety) and learn about their careers and roles in the Research Institute.
July 17 — Hard Work, Youth & Discipline: What Can Applied Math Do for Me?
Featuring William Steward, PhD, principal investigator in the Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine at the Research Institute.
July 24 — Pediatric Cancers: How They Are Different, What We Can Learn and Why You Should Care
Featuring Nilay Shah, MD, principal investigator in the Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases at The Research Institute and a physician in Hematology/Oncology/BMT at Nationwide Children’s.
July 31 — Grad Student Panel: The Next Steps after Undergraduate Studies