Viruses and cancer focus of Damania’s talk at National Academy of Sciences annual science symposium

Blossom Damania, PhD, was a speaker at the Twenty-third Annual Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, held November 17-19, 2011 in Irvine, California. The symposium is hosted by the National Academy of Sciences.

Held since 1989, the symposium has a history of bringing together outstanding young scientists to discuss exciting advances and opportunities across disciplines.  At each symposium, these scientists report on current research within their disciplines – Dr. Damania joined Clodagh O'Shea, PhD, from the Salk Institute,  in speaking about “Viruses and Cancer.”

Other topics included epigenetics, computational social science and catalyzing behavior change with speakers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the University of California at Los Angeles, Dartmouth College, Stanford University, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Zurich.

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