|VCU-University of Sao Paulo Celebration of Science Symposium
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|Date and Time||December 6, 2012 - December 7, 2012|
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
|Location||Molecular Medicine Research Building - 1013, MCV Campus|
|Sponsor(s)||Academic Affairs:Global Education Office|
Office of Research: Sponsored Programs
University of Sao Paulo
|Description||Virginia Commonwealth University is pleased to host the 2012 VCU-USP: Celebration of Science symposium on December 6-7, 2012. The program will highlight current collaborative research between VCU and the Universidade de S?o Paulo, Brazil, as well as promote opportunities for international collaboration in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and education.
The symposium will provide a comprehensive overview of opportunities for collaborative research. Brazilian representatives will discuss the nation?s current science policy and international relations; USP researchers will discuss institutional initiatives and will present research currently being conducted in the areas of public health, pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences, neurobiology, chemical biology, biomedical imaging, genomics and parasitic diseases, and genetics; and representatives from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health will present their programs and discuss funding opportunities for scientific research.