Event Details
Event Title Hettleman Talks
Location Pleasants Family Assembly Room at the Wilson Library
Sponsor Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
Date/Time 10/10/2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
For more information, contact the event administrator: Bridget Riordan briordan@unc.edu
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Attend these TEDX-style presentations from the 2022 winners of the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement - one of the most distinguished awards our early-career faculty can receive.  The talks will provide an engaging look into these distinguished early career scholars' work in the fields of health-related social needs, pancreatic cancer research, and polymer stereochemistry.

The 2022 Hettleman Prize Awardees are:

Seth Berkowitz
Assistant Professor in the Department Medicine
"Understanding health equity & population health through the lens of food insecurity"

Danielle Christmas
Associate Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature
Christmas will not be presenting at this year’s Hettleman Talks. She will present her research at a later date.

Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta

Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics
"Basic Discoveries to fuel cancer immunotherapy efficacy"

Frank Leibfarth
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry
"Novel approaches to more sustainable plastics"
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