Cinematic Discoveries: A movie-based exploration of research rigor, communication and diversity

Constituency: Grad students
Office: Biosciences

Through movie depictions of the vaccine discoveries leading to the first Nobel prizes in medicine, the infamous Tuskegee Study, the first heart surgery for Tetralogy of Fallot, the encephalitis lethargica pandemic, and modern oncology trials, the course will explore interdisciplinary work in biomedical sciences, research rigor, consent, stigma and discrimination, researchers and health professionals, communication skills, and fundamentals of cinematography. The course will include a lecture, a movie projection and discussion each day for 5 days.

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