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Dixie Forum to discuss S. Utah’s involvement with cancer research at Stanford

During the next installment of Dixie State University’s weekly lecture series Dixie Forum, Dr. Lincoln Nadauld, executive director of Intermountain Precision Genomics, and three DSU students will present about their contributions to cutting-edge cancer genomics research taking place at Stanford University.

Nadauld and students Annie Bowles, Jesus Soto and Darren Stapleton will share about current and developing therapies for cancer treatments from noon to 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The lecture will take place in the Dunford Auditorium of the Browning Resource Center on the Dixie State campus. Admission is free, and the public is encouraged to attend.

The Dixie Forum presentation will dive into the details of Dixie State University and Intermountain Healthcare/Dixie Regional Medical Center’s partnership to send Dixie State students to the Stanford University Undergraduate Summer Research Program each year. Now in its fourth year, the opportunity allows Dixie State students to work directly with world-class scientists in biomedical research and help pursue breakthrough discoveries that advance scientists’ understanding of the human body.

Dixie Forum is a weekly lecture series designed to introduce the St. George community and DSU students, faculty and staff to diverse ideas and personalities while widening their worldviews via a 50-minute presentation. Dixie Forum will continue with a presentation from Alexander Stimpson, senior research scientist at Duke University, on drones and other autonomous systems at noon on Tuesday, March 7, in the Dunford Auditorium.

For more information on Dixie State University’s Dixie Forum series, contact Forum Coordinator John Burns at 435-879-4712 or burns@dixie.edu or visit humanities.dixie.edu/the-dixie-forum.