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Dr. Joseph Kerschner to participate in Sen. Baldwin’s Google hangout on Next Generation Research Act

Sept. 25, 2013 College News - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin will host a Google hangout on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 2 p.m. CST to discuss new legislation she authored that will strengthen America’s commitment to the next generation of research, science, and innovation. Joseph E. Kerschner, MD, Dean of the Medical School and Executive Vice President, will participate.

The Next Generation Research Act will create a new initiative within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to improve opportunities for the next generation of researchers. The legislation will also promote current and new policies aimed at improving opportunities for young scientists and conduct a comprehensive study on the best possible ways our country can establish the next generation of research.

Others joining Sen. Baldwin:

  • Ian Lock, bone cancer survivor from Fond du Lac, Wis.
     
  • Sarah Wessel, PhD candidate, Department of  Biomolecular Chemistry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
     
  • Jess Feldman, PhD candidate, Department of Biomolecular Chemistry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

RSVP if you plan to attend the hangout

Learn more about the Next Generation Research Act

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