University of Vermont

The University of Vermont Cancer Center


Clinical & Translational Research Mini-Symposium

Team Science

Friday, May 22, 2015
Larner Classroom
The University of Vermont
Burlington, VT

The UVM Cancer Center will host a half-day Clinical and Translational Research Symposium on Friday, May 22, 2015 focused on team science. Our featured speakers include two experts on the topic from the National Institutes of Health (NIH): L. Michelle Bennett, PhD, deputy scientific director of the Division of Intramural Research (DIR) at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and Howard Gadlin, PhD, NIH Ombudsman and Director of the Center for Cooperative Resolution at the NIH. The pair are contributors to the NIH's 2010 publication Collaboration and Team Science: A Field Guide.

Michelle Bennett, PhD and Howard Gadlin, PhD


7:45 to 8:15 AM: Registration and breakfast outside the Larner Classroom

8:15 AM: Introductory remarks by University of Vermont leadership

8:30 to 9:30 AM: "Key Concepts and Trends in Team Science," presented by L. Michelle Bennett, PhD and Howard Gadlin, PhD

9:30 to 10:15 AM: Breakout Session: Forming Successful Teams of Investigators

10:15 to 10:30 AM: Break

10:30 to 11:45 AM: Breakout Session: Forming Teams Around Areas of Common Interest

11:45 AM: Concluding Remarks

CME Credit Available

The University of Vermont College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Vermont College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Charles Brooks at or (802) 656-2176.

The Clinical & Translational Research Mini-Symposium is made possible by support from the Lake Champlain Cancer Research Organization.

The University of Vermont Cancer CenterLake Champlain Cancer Research Organization

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