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Seminar: Challenges and Opportunities in the Biomedical Research Ecosystem: The View from NIH

Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership and Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Invites you to join:

Harvard Catalyst Program for Faculty Development and Diversity Visiting Lecture

Monday October 22, 2012

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Reception to Follow

Cannon Room, Building C

240 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA

“Challenges and Opportunities in the Biomedical Research Ecosystem: The View from NIH”

Lawrence A. Tabak, DDS, PhD

Senior Investigator, NIDCR

Principal Deputy Director, NIH

Dr. Tabak is the principal deputy director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He previously served as the acting principal deputy director of NIH (2009), and prior to that as director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research from 2000-10.

Dr. Tabak has provided leadership for several trans-NIH activities, including the NIH Roadmap effort to support team science, the NIH Director’s initiative to enhance peer-review, and the NIH’s implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Most recently, he co-chaired working groups of the Advisory Committee to the Director of NIH on the Diversity of the Biomedical Research Workforce and Information Technology and Informatics.

Space is limited. Please RSVP to Rachel Milliron by Thursday, October 18, 2012

Phone: 617.432.1892; Email: rachel_milliron@hms.harvard.edu

A downloadable flyer for this event is available below.

Takak_Flyer.pdf145 K