Student/Postdoc and Diversity Committee Colloquium: Science,
Scientist, Advocate: Making the Case for Increased Funding for
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Co-sponsored by the American Association of Anatomists (AAA)
Chair: J.V. Barnett, Vanderbilt Univ.
Washington Convention Center, Room 140B
Hear about the prospects of future NIH funding trends
in Congress and what the 2012 presidential campaigns mean for funding
biomedical research. Additionally,
insight on how animal rights advocacy groups operate in Congress and the
Administration, and why and how young scientists can improve their advocacy
skills to meet challenges on the conduct and federal funding of biomedical
Why and how to develop effective
science advocacy programs.
J.S. Fedan, NIOSH
for NIH in the new Congress
The Honorable John Porter, Hogan
Lovells US LLP
Legislative issues and advocacy: use of animals
in biomedical research
Matthew Bailey, Natl. Assn. for Biomed.
Advocating for animal research –
what's a grad student to do?
J. Burnett, Wake
Forest Univ., Americans for Medical Progress, Michael D. Hayre Fellow in Public
Congressional staff perspectives on
The National Group/FASEB Legislative Consultant
2011 Teaching Institute: Creating Educational Partnerships from High School to Graduate School
Washington Convention Center, Room 140A
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Chairs: J.V. Barnett, Vanderbilt Univ. and G.A. Dunaway, Southern Illinois Univ. Sch. of Med.
The ASPET Teaching Institute
will describe different types of programs that foster the recruitment and
development of new pharmacology graduate students. Two speakers who successfully direct
pharmacology programs that mentor high school (LEAP) or undergraduate (SURF)
students will describe their programs and discuss outcomes. Also, there are
three speakers from NSF, NIH, or HHMS who will discuss programs within their
agencies that sponsor mentoring of high school students and teachers as well as
provide clinical experiences to graduate students. This is a “must attend”
symposium if you are interested in training and funding pharmacology graduate
high school students by pharmacology faculty (LEAP)
Rochelle Schwartz-Bloom, Duke Univ. Med. Ctr
summer undergraduate programs in pharmacology (SURF)
Ronald W. Millard, Univ. of Cincinnati Col. of Med.
NSF-sponsored programs in graduate student
mentoring of K-12 students
L. Shepherd, Vanderbilt Univ.
project for molecular medicine sponsoring graduate student medical-related
experiences in a clinical environment
Anh-Chi Le, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
training of high school teachers and students
L. Tony Beck, NCRR, NIH
ASPET Business Meeting
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ASPET Opening and Awards Reception
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm