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April 2012

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Join us in the Library for TEDMED 2012

From April 10th-13th, TEDMED will gather 1000 adventurous thinkers and doers, from a wide array of medical and non-medical disciplines, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.  This uniquely diverse community will explore the ideas, innovations and challenges that will help shape the future of health and medicine for 300 million Americans...and the world.

http://youtu.be/PP3NsIk5xp8

The Research Medical Library will simulcast the TEDMEDLive talks to Floor 21 of the Pickens Academic Tower during the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday, April 10, 4:00-6:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 11, 7:45-9:30am; 10:15-11:45am; 1:15-3:00pm; 4:00-5:45pm
  • Thursday, April 12, 7:45-9:30am; 10:15-11:45am; 1:15-3:00pm; 4:00-5:45pm
  • Friday, April 13, 7:45-9:30am; 10:15am-12:00pm

Dr. Lynda Chin, Chair of Genomic Medicine, is scheduled to give the talk “Can medical industry and medical research live happily ever after?” during the Friday, April 13 7:45am-9:30am session.  Please join us immediately after this session for a TEDMED reception with light refreshments from 9:30-10:15am in the Research Medical Library, Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 21.

Simulcasting will give you a “virtual front-row seat” and participants will be able to submit questions to the speaker in real-time.  Simulcasting of TEDMEDLive 2012 is made possible with the support of AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges).

Speaker order for each session has not been posted yet.  For more information about TEDMEDLive 2012: http://www.tedmed.com/conference/live

To watch past TEDMED talks: http://www.tedmed.com/videos

Contact Clara Fowler (cfowler@mdanderson.org) if you have any questions regarding the TEDMEDLive viewing in the Research Medical Library.


Reserve a Study Room online

The Research Medical Library has three spacious group study rooms that you can now reserve for yourself online. Each room holds up to six people and can be used for private meetings or study groups.Reserve a Study Room

  1. Follow the QR code to the right or go to www.mdanderson.org/library/services/services.html
  2. Select the day and the 30-minute increments you want to book (4 hours max).
  3. Fill out the form provided; you will get an email confirmation.

Study rooms are available for groups of 2 or more, and are equipped with computers and whiteboards.

 


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