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Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signatory of the Declaration of Independence and founder of the nation's first medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, was a visionary proponent of comparative medicine. Rush was also one of the first to promote the study of veterinary medicine in North America.

2022 Annual Faculty Research Retreat

Details

  • Date: Friday, October 28, 2022
  • Time: 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
  • Location: The Inn at Swarthmore
  • Organizing Committee: Drs. Christopher Hunter, Thomas Parsons, Ellen Puré, and Phillip Scott

Program

This year's program will feature speakers from three Penn Vet research centers:

  • Center for Stewardship Agriculture & Food Security
  • Institute for Infectious & Zoonotic Diseases
  • Penn Vet Cancer Center

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Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jessica Metcalf 

C. Jessica Metcalf, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology & Public Affairs
Princeton University

Dr. Jessica Metcalf is an evolutionary ecologist and demographer who works on issues ranging from pathogen emergence to the design of vaccination policies to the evolution of sex differences in immunity to the impact of the microbiome on health.


Registration and Abstract Submission

Deadline to register and/or submit abtracts:

Friday, September 30, 2022

Please click the button below to register and/or submit abstracts:

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