"Cancer Genetics in Populations: from the electronic health record to large scale studies"

Katherine Nathanson, MD

Pearl Basser Professor for BRCA-Related Research at the Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania

"Cancer Genetics in Populations: from the electronic health record to large scale studies"

Thursday, April 8, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Registration Required: https://tinyurl.com/KNCAGPMForum

Healthcare Innovations Symposium

The Feagin Leadership Program is excited to present its first annual Duke Healthcare Innovations Symposium: Doing It Right With Industry! on Saturday April 17th from 12-5 PM. This symposium is perfect for anyone who is interested in the intersections of business, innovation, and healthcare, regardless of what field you come from. The symposium will feature stories of success and failure from physician-entrepreneurs, practical tips for taking an idea to market, and an overview of how to navigate intellectual property regulations.

What China's S&T Modernization Means for the U.S.: A Strategic Perspective

The Impressive rise in China's capabilities in science, technology and innovation (STI) raises important questions for the United States and other countries. Chinese progress is rightly seen as providing it with material and intellectual resources to challenge US economic and national security interests. But, after more than four decades of close US-China cooperation in science and technology, it also presents the US with a mixed set of opportunities as well as challenges.

Investing in Cybersecurity

Christopher Steed will give a lecture as part of the Sanford Cyber Policy Program lecture series. Mr. Steed is one of the global leaders in how to spur innovation in cybersecurity through investment in companies focused on the intersection of cybersecurity and national security.

When: Thursday, March 25, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Registration: https://duke.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpdOCopj0pG9P0JphQtmzrInn0xj2dnEbq

Social Media Careers Speaker Series

Max Reisinger, YouTube Content Creator | Join us for sessions with industry experts who discuss their roles in the rapidly evolving landscape of social media careers. Co-hosted by the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E), Social Media Studies (SMS), Markets and Management Studies (MMS), and the Duke Entertainment, Media & Arts Network (DEMAN).

Thursday, April 1st at 12pm ET.

Zoom link provided upon registration: http://bit.ly/dukesmc2

Lighting up Wireless Communication and Sensing

We are entering a post-smartphone era, where zillions of new wireless devices compete for the already limited radio spectrum (RF) to obtain wireless connectivity. Addressing the problem of spectrum crunch demands radical new thinking. In this talk, speaker Xia Zhou will present her journey in exploring light as a new spectrum territory, which provides ten thousand times wider bandwidth than RF for wireless communication. Additionally, the physical properties of light offer unique benefits for object tracking and behavioral sensing. Dr.