Speakers Bureau

The NWABR Speakers Bureau provides a connection between the scientific community and the general public and features:

  • Research scientists sharing the latest developments in their field
  • Patients sharing how their lives were saved or improved because of new medical treatments
  • Laboratory veterinarians answering questions about how research animals are cared for and how research has benefitted pets
  • Research technicians talking about career opportunities

Speakers are available on topics ranging from AIDS research to the effects of drugs and alcohol on the brain. The bureau has over 150 speakers available to make presentations tailored to a wide range of audiences including: service clubs, businesses, religious groups, K-12 educational institutions, healthcare, and voluntary organizations.

Topics include:

  • Biomedical Research
  • Neurobiology Bioscience Careers
  • Organ Donation
  • Drugs and the Brain
  • Patient Perspectives on Research Ethics
  • Use of Animals in Research
  • Genetics
  • Immunology

Researchers are encouraged to participate in science outreach events such as being a science fair judge, mentor, or activity-table presenter at family science nights. Online sign-up forms are found at the left column tabs "Become a Speaker" and "Volunteer Opportunities".

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