Group of researcher attending a symposium lecture

Symposia, Seminars, and Lecture Series

The HBC supports and/or organize symposia, seminars and lecture series that offer opportunities for scientific interactions, and discussion of future research collaborations with KU faculty and faculty from other regional or national institutions.


The HBC sponsors and help organize two symposia each year. 


The HBC Research Seminars are held two to three times a year.  They are either presentations from HBC-affiliated Research Professors or Core Laboratory Directors or from invited faculty member from other institution to present their science and discuss future collaborations with KU faculty.  HBC participants are encouraged to nominate speakers for the seminar series.

Brenda Shivers Lecture Series

This Brenda Shivers Lecture Series was funded through a gift to the KU endowment Association in memory Dr. Brenda Shivers, a distinguished alumni of the University of Kansas.  Invited lecturer are individuals who work on various aspects of neurodegenerative diseases.