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Education Enrichment Programs

  • Visiting Professors
    Visit by a distinguished research scientist who spends a full day participating in discussions of recent research with Institute staff; the Institute sponsors approximately 15 visiting professors per year.
  • Research Seminar
    In-depth presentation (Friday 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.) of research relevant to environmental medicine presented by a visiting professor or an invited medical center scientist.
  • Work-in-Progress Meeting
    Weekly meeting (Wednesday 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.) for informal presentation of recent research results by an Institute staff member.
  • Pulmonary Cellular and Molecular Biology Journal Club
    Weekly in-depth discussion (Thursday 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.) of two pre-selected relevant recent publications from the biomedical literature.
  • Respiration Research Retreat
    A full day retreat with scientific presentations by two distinguished outside scientists and University of Pennsylvania researchers and trainees.