4th Annual Biomedical Science Club Undergraduate Conference
Posted: April 4, 2013
On Saturday, March 23, the Penn State Biomedical Sciences Club held its 4th annual undergraduate conference. This all-day event featured six prominent biomedical scientists.
Scientist including one veterinarian and three
physicians, from institutions such as the National Institutes of Health, Penn
State Hershey Medical Center, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and the
University of Pennsylvania. Research topics included:
Antimicrobial drug resistance Epidemiology of food borne illness Leukemia Host-pathogen interactions in respiratory disease Renal replacement therapy
Dr. Richard Fairhurst, Director of the Malaria
Pathogenesis and Human Immunity Unit at the National Institute of Allergy and
Infectious Diseases, was the keynote speaker for the event.
Additional workshops supplied students with
information about graduate and professional school applications and study