BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 7, Issue 2
February 2010

M.D./Ph.D. student Geoff Preidis


Haiti relief starts at home

There are many organizations coordinating and providing relief to the island nation, and one of them was founded by a Baylor College of Medicine M.D./Ph.D. student.

In This Issue

Inaugural state cancer prevention grants boost research at BCM

Researchers from the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine received 12 individual grants totaling $11.5 million in the first round of projects awarded through the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

Ceremonies to honor employees for years of service

Baylor College of Medicine employees celebrating five through 45 years of service to the college will be recognized at ceremonies this month.

Out-of-this-world science experiment generates international interest

Participation in the collaborative Butterflies in Space project – in which four Painted Lady butterfly larvae were launched into space and hatched aboard the International Space Station – far exceeded expectations of leaders at BCM’s Center for Educational Outreach.

TMC Orchestra to celebrate American works March 7

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Texas Medical Center Orchestra will perform works by American composers in a program called "Celebration of Vision," on Sunday, March 7, at 5 p.m. at the Cullen Theatre in the Wortham Center.

Whitmore lectures to focus on academic medicine, teaching

The 2010 Whitmore Presidential Lectures on Feb. 25 and 26 will feature Dr. Darrell Kirch, president of the American Association of Medical Colleges, and Dr. Charles J. Hatem, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University, on "Driving Change in Academic Medicine" and "Teaching as a Performing Art," respectively.

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