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The Importance of Vaccines: Research Tells the Story

North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)

Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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K-12 Educator Ended Free  

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Rx for Science Literacy is partnering with the Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Center for Vaccines at the Extremes of Aging (CVEA) and Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) to present The Importance of Vaccines: Research Tells the Story, a one-day workshop that will be held Thursday, July 13, from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm at the Biotech Place in Winston-Salem. 

 

This workshop will feature an overview of NCABR’s vaccine curriculum plus updates from biomedical scientists about the real-world applications of vaccine research underway at the Wake Forest School of Medicine.  


In this engaging and informative workshop, participants will learn about the critical role that vaccines play in protecting the health and well-being of North Carolinians and citizens across the globe. Participants also will learn about current research and issues that impact vaccine development and distribution. 
 
The workshop also will address:

  • Vaccine fundamentals: what they are, what they do and why they are so important
  • Vaccine facts vs. fiction
  • Vaccine research highlights from the Wake Forest School of Medicine, including new technologies in vaccine development

Participants will receive a free copy of NCABR’s highly acclaimed Rx for Science Literacy curriculum manual, which contains the featured vaccine curriculum.
 
This workshop is most applicable to high school teachers and those teaching advanced middle school students.

Have questions about The Importance of Vaccines: Research Tells the Story? Contact North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR)

When & Where


Biotech Place - Wake Forest University School of Medicine
575 Patterson Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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