Scientific Dinners

Scientific Dinners

2019-2020

May 21, 2020
Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD
Division Director, Professor, Vice-Chair, Medical genetics; The University of Texas
Location: Virtual

April 16, 2020
Anne West, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology, Faculty Network member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Location: Virtual

February 20, 2020 postponed due to weather
Priya Kishnani, MD
Chen Family Professor of Pediatrics, Chief Division of Medical Genetics; Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology.
Location: Sitar Indian Cuisine, 3630 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC

January 16, 2020
Ann Marie Pendergast, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology 
Location: Gonza Tacos Y Tequila, 604 Fernway Ave, Durham, NC 27701

November 21, 2019
Doug Marchuk, PhD 
Professor & Director, Division of Human Genetics, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Location: Maggiano's Little Italy, 8030 Renaissance Pkwy Suite 890, Durham, NC

October 24, 2019
Scott Soderling, PhD
Cell Biology Chair, Professor of Cell Biology, Professor of Neurobiology
Location: Maggiano's Little Italy, 8030 Renaissance Pkwy Suite 890, Durham, NC

September 26, 2019
Chris Kontos, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine-Cardiology, Director, MSTP
Location: It's A Southern Thing, 605 W. Main Street, Suite A, Durham, NC


2018-2019

April 25, 2019
Sue Jinks-Robertson, PhD 
Professor & co-Vice Chair,
Director, Cell and Molecular Biology Program
Location: Sitar Indian Cuisine, 3630 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC

February 21, 2019
Colin Duckett, PhD
Vice Dean for Basic Science for School of Medicine
Location: Gonza Tacos, 604 Fernway Ave, Durham, NC

January 17, 2019
Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor of Neurology & Associate Professor in Neurobiology
Location: It's A Southern Thing, 605 W. Main Street, Suite A, Durham, NC

November 8, 2018
David Kirsch, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology & Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Location: It’s A Southern Thing, 605 W. Main Street, Suite A, Durham, NC

October 11, 2018
Kathleen Cooney, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
Location: Dos Perros, 200 N. Mangum Street, Durham, NC


2017-2018

April 19, 2018
Henry Tseng, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke Eye Center
Location: It’s A Southern Thing, 605 W Main Street, Suite A, Durham NC

February 15, 2018
Moira A. Rynn, MD
Consulting Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center
Location: It’s a Southern Thing, 605 W Main Street, Suite A, Durham NC

November 16, 2017
Fan Wang, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology, Associate Professor in Cell Biology, Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Affiliate of the Regeneration Next Initiative
Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 8030 Renaissance Parkway, Suite 890, Durham, NC 27713  

October 26, 2017
James Alspaugh, MD
Professor of Medicine, Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 8030 Renaissance Parkway, Suite 890, Durham, NC 27713 

September 21, 2017
Mary E. Klotman, MD
Professor of Medicine, R.J. Reynolds Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pathology, Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Member of the Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Dean, School of Medicine
Location: Nana's Restaurant, 2514 University Drive, Durham NC


2016-2017

January 19, 2017
Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD
James B. Duke Professor, Department of Medicine
Location: TSCHE, 6th Floor

October 20, 2016
Gerard Blobe, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Lefkowitz Society Members
Location: The Pit 321 West Geer Street, Durham, NC


2015-2016

April 14, 2016
A. Eugene Washington, MD
Chancellor for Health Affairs, President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke University Health System

February 18, 2016 
Jiaoti Huang, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Pathology

January 14, 2016
Raphael Valdivia, PhD
Associate Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Vice Dean for Basic Research

October 29, 2015
Samuel Katz, MD
Chairman Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics

September 17, 2015
Geoffrey Ginsburg, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine


2014-2015

February 19, 2015
Ann Reed, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics

January 22, 2015
Michael D. Gunn, MD
Professor of Medicine-Cardiology and Immunology

November 20, 2014
Christopher Counter, PhD
Professor, Pharmacology & Cancer Biology

October 23, 2014
Richard J. O’Brien, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Neurology

September 25, 2014
Allan Kirk, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery