Videos of Dr. Eric Green’s Keynote Address and Panel Discussion Rounds from An Evening with the Experts: DNA, Personalized Medicine and You! coming soon!
September 23, 2015, Nine Network of Public Media broadcast of Science Matters segment featuring St. Louis native, Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute of the National Institutes of Health, on the promise of genomics and precision medicine.
See video of our Junior Academy of Science Billiken Bots event!
Featured Speaker: April Bednarski, Ph.D., Lecturer in Biology, Department of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis Learn how the 3D structures of bio-molecules are used to design better drug therapies. Dr. Bednarski covers the story of the discovery and synthesis of aspirin and how 3D structures helped in the design of new and more potent therapies such as Celebrex®. Finding What Fits is a Science in St. Louis Series partnership between The Academy of Science – St. Louis, St. Louis County Libraries, the Photosynthetic Research Antenna Center (PARC), and Washington University’s Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement (under a St. Louis project grant). Science in St. Louis is based upon work supported as part of the Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC), an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences under Award Number DE-SC0001035. We also would like to thank the National Science Foundation for support awarded to Kaitlyn Faries through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program under Award Number DGE-1143954. This lecture was held: Tuesday, March 21, 2017