Celebrating the 2016-2017 Fulbright Canada-Palix Foundation Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs

  • September 28, 2016
  • 169 University Gate Northwest, Calgary, AB

Fulbright Canada and the Palix Foundation, in partnership with Alberta’s three research universities -  the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge -  are pleased to mark the second year of this invaluable Chair program. The program supports leading scholars who are pursuing critical research on topics that can have a positive impact on how we understand and effectively support advancement in brain science and individual and family health and wellness.

The Office of the Vice-President (Research) at the University of Calgary hosted a panel discussion and reception on September 28th from 1-4pm to celebrate the 2016-2017 Fulbright Canada-Palix Foundation Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs in Brain Science, and Child and Family Health and Wellness.

The 2016-2017 chairholders are:
Dr. Patrick J. Carnes, New Freedom Corporation | Visiting University of Alberta
Gene Polymorphism and Sexual Addiction Phenotype: An Exploratory Analysis.
Dr. Lloyd 'Chip' A. Taylor, Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina | Visiting University of Calgary
Knowledge & Resilience as Protective Factors for Bullying & Ostracism Among Children and Adolescents with ADHD.
Dr. John Ziker, Boise State University | Visiting University of Lethbridge
Childhood Trauma and Addiction and Mental Health Outcomes in the NLSCY:
Direct Epigenetic Effects or Behavioral Responses to Compromised Phenotypes?

The event involved a panel discussion, allowing each chair to present their research and discuss how their time in Alberta will be spent building partnerships and exploring new directions in their work. This was followed by a networking reception.

For more information, please visit the following Fulbright Canada pages:
Announcement of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs
The Fulbright Canada-Palix Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs Program

If you have any other questions, please contact:

Alanna Blackie
Coordinator – Alumni and Recruitment Coordinator
ablackie@fulbright.ca
(613) 688-5514

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