News and Announcements
Rochester Receives Radiation Research Contract
The Medical Center has received a $3.9 million one-year contract, with options to increase to a total of $42 million over the next four years, to develop a simple, quick blood test to measure radiation exposure after an act of terrorism or nuclear accident.
Center to Focus on Early Stage Clinical Studies
A new Medical Center initiative will provide academic and industry
researchers the expertise and scientific collaboration necessary to
conduct early stage clinical studies. The Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics represents the first university-based program focused on accelerating the development of novel medical therapies.
Alumnus Shares Personal Account of Earthquake
Andrew Rubin '09, who is living in Chile where he works for an ocean
conservation organization, describes his experiences during the Feb. 27
earthquake in Chile on the Anderson Cooper 360 blog.
Big Apple Beckons Eastman Faculty Ensemble
The Eastman Virtuosi, a chamber ensemble of faculty and student
musicians, will perform in Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center in New
York City later this month. The group will give a free local
preview on March 20 in Kilbourn Hall.
Materials Research Society Annual Symposium
The Rochester chapter of the Materials Research Society will hold the
18th annual Symposium on Materials Research on Wednesday, March 10. The
symposium will include presentations by Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute professors Yunfeng Shi and G. Ramanath, student talks, and a
poster session. The symposium will take place in Goergen 101.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. and talks begin at 9:30. Lunch and other
refreshments will be provided. For more information, go to the Materials Research Society’s Web site.
Photo Friday: Win a Kodak Video Camera
To mark the one-year anniversary of Photo Friday this coming May,
everyone who has a photo selected to run on the homepage on Photo
Friday is automatically entered for a chance to win a Zi6 HD video