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Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)

Anita B. Roberts Lecture Series: Distinguished Women Scientists at NIH

Sponsored by the Office of Research on Women’s Health and the Women Scientist Advisors Committee, this lecture series highlights outstanding research achievements by women scientists at the NIH. The Anita B. Roberts Lectures are archived and available by videocast.

2012
Neural Immune Connections: From Bench to Bedside & Beyond
Esther M. Sternberg, M.D.
Research Director, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
University of Arizona at Tucson
Formerly Chief, Section on Neuroendocrine Immunology and Behavior NIMH/NIH

Inside the Parkinsonian Brain: Is Too Much Rhythm a Bad Thing?
Judith Walters, Ph.D.
Chief, Section on Neurophysiological Pharmacology
Experimental Therapeutics Branch,
NINDS
Listen to an interview with Dr Walters as she talks about her career path: "Women in Science,” half way through NIH Radio podcast #0149.

2011
Chromatin Regulation of Innate Immunity
Keiko Ozato, Ph.D.
Chief, Section on Molecular Genetics of Immunity
Laboratory of Molecular Growth Regulation
NICHD

The Shape of Things: Complex Genetics in the Domestic Dog
Elaine Ostrander, Ph.D.
Chief and Senior Investigator,
Cancer Genetics Branch
NHGRI.

2010
Integrating T Cell Signals
Pamela Schwartzberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Head Cell Signaling Section
Genetic Disease Research Branch
NHGRI.

Brain Development in Healthy, Hyperactive & Psychotic Children
Judith Rapoport, M.D.
Chief, Child Psychiatry Branch
NIMH

2009

Host Defense Gone Awry: From Inflammation to Cancer
Sharon Wahl, Ph.D.
Chief, Cellular and Clinical Immunology Section
Oral Infection and Immunity Branch
NIDCR

The Pandemic Threat of Avian Influenza Viruses
Kanta Subbarao, M.B.
Chief, Emerging Respiratory Viruses Section
Laboratory of Infectious Diseases
NIAID
The Pandemic Threat of Avian Influenza Viruses

2008

Emerging Fluorescence Technology for the Analysis of Protein Localization and Organelle Dynamics
Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Ph.D.
Chief, Section on Organelle Biology
Cell Biology & Metabolism Branch,
NICHD

Stress Adaptation via Regulatory RNAs
Susan Gottesman, Ph.D.
Chief, Biochemical Genetics Section
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
NCI/CCR

2007

Why Is It So Hard for the Addict's Brain to Say No?
Nora Volkow, M.D.
Director, NIDA
Chief, Laboratory of Neuroimaging
Division of Intramural Clinical Biological Research
NIAAA

The Many Guises and Disguises of Follicular Lymphoma
Elaine Jaffe, M.D.
Head, Hematology Section
Acting Chief of Pathology
NCI

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