Colorado State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research will host “Cardiovascular Research: Molecules, Models and Mankind” April 4-5 to showcase the extensive research conducted at the university regarding cardiovascular health.
The event will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day at the Hilton Fort Collins, 425 W. Prospect Road. The colloquium is free and open to the public, but reservations are required at http://vpr.colostate.edu/pages/ResearchColloquium/registration.html.
The colloquium begins with opening statements at 8:30 a.m. April 4 and a keynote address by Dr. Lawrence I. Sinoway from the Hershey Medical Center in Pennsylvania. Co-chairing the event are Scott Earley, CSU Department of Biomedical Sciences, and Frank Dinenno, CSU Department of Health and Exercise Science.
Following the talk, the colloquium will include three scientific sessions – Basic Cardiovascular Science, Clinical/Applied Cardiovascular Science and Cardiovascular Epidemiology/Population Genetics. The event will involve poster and oral presentations by faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, professional trainees, and graduate students.
In addition to highlighting cutting-edge research and innovative technology for the community, the colloquium provides an opportunity for local cardiovascular scientists and other CSU faculty, students, and staff to enhance collaborations and communication among disciplines across campus.
Sponsors include the CSU Office of the Vice President for Research, the Colorado School of Public Health, the Colorado State University Research Foundation, CSU Ventures, Colorado Bioscience Association, Medical Center of the Rockies/University of Colorado Health, and the Hilton Fort Collins.
For more information, visit www.vpr.colostate.edu/urc.