Technology

Magnetic Resonance / Diffusion Tensor Imaging Atlas of the Wistar Rat Brain

Sponsored by the Center for In Vivo Microscopy. Brain researchers need maps and coordinate systems to navigate the brain and communicate their observations. Most scientists studying relationships between the human brain and neurologic diseases, or animal models of these diseases, use Dr. Paxinos maps, atlases, and concepts of brain organization. One of his >45 books, Paxinos & Watson The Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates is the 3rd most-cited book in science.

Virtual Reality for Education: Informal Lunch Conversation

Are you interested in how (or whether) virtual reality might be used at Duke for teaching and learning? Have you tried the Oculus Rift? Google Cardboard? Samsung Gear VR? This is the first of what we hope will be an ongoing series of informal lunches to talk about teaching and learning with VR. Bring questions, concerns, ideas, favorite educational VR apps to share with a like-minded community. No registration or RSVP is necessary. (You're responsible for your own meal.) Look for a sign on a table that says "Virtual Reality in Teaching and Learning" to know where to sit.

Engaging Patients in eHealth: A Lecture & Reception with Lana Moriarty

Join us in welcoming Ms. Lana Moriarty, Director of the Office of Consumer eHealth in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Ms. Moriarty will present on recent efforts to get consumers and patients engaged in their healthcare through digital health. Dr. Gary Bennett will moderate a Q&A. Reception to follow. Location: Sixth Floor, Trent Semans Center.

Roundtable on Social Media and Patient Engagement

This roundtable will focus on the use of social media for patient engagement in education, advocacy, research, support, and health management. Panelists include:Deborah Jenson, Director, Franklin Humanities Institute, ModeratorLauren Stiles, President, , Dysautonomia International Jared Heyman, Founder, CrowdMedEmily Cardwell, Founder, Facebook Groups Once a Nurse and Hyperadrenergic POTS Support Group"John Stamler, member, Board of Directors, former Executive Director, Ben s Friends

A Corroding Environment: From BPA-lined Cans To the Mining of Rare Earth Elements

Join us for a conversation with Rust author, Jonathan Waldman, and filmmaker and editor Erin Espelie on Wednesday, April 8 at noon in 011 Old Chem. A light lunch will be served.About Rust: The Longest War: It has been called the great destroyer and the evil. The Pentagon refers to it as the pervasive menace. It destroys cars, fells bridges, sinks ships, sparks house fires, and nearly brought down the Statue of Liberty.

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