Dartmouth, MA (March 3, 2014) -- UMass Dartmouth will host Dr. Jag H. Khalsa, from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), who will speak about the "Future of Biotechnology and Recent Advances in Medical Applications of Nanotechnology" Thursday, March 6, at 10:00 a.m., at UMass Dartmouth's Claire T. Carney Library's Grand Reading Room. Dr. Khalsa is Chief of the Medical Consequences Branch of the Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse under NIH's National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Dr. Khalsa will discuss the latest cutting edge research and developments of medical science and bioengineering. With more than 47 years of experience in drug research, he is responsible for an international program of clinical research on medical and health consequences of drug abuse and co-occurring infections. Dr. Khalsa will also discuss research opportunities for UMass Dartmouth faculty and students. He will offer his thoughts on advances in medical applications of biotechnology and nanotechnology, as well as drug abuse and HIV-related issues.
Dr. Khalsa's March 6 seminar at UMass Dartmouth is free and open to the general public. Refreshments will be served.
UMass Dartmouth's Claire T. Carney Library is located on the main campus (285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747). Parking is available in lot 13.