Molecular biologist to speak at Mines about brain development

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept 16, 2009 – Colorado School of Mines presents “An Engagement with Dr. John Medina” at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 in Friedhoff Hall in the Green Center, 924 16th St., in Golden. 

Medina, the New York Times best selling author of Brain Rules - 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, is a developmental molecular biologist focused on human brain development and the genetics of psychiatric disorders. He’s spent most of his professional life researching mental health issues for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
This free presentation promises to be an engaging and thought-provoking discussion regarding our brains, how we learn, and what it means for education, business, parents, students, public education policy and our future.
Medina will make another presentation with a special focus for educators at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel, 360 Union Blvd., Lakewood.
Hosted by the Red Rocks Community College Foundation and the Colorado School of Mines.
Sponsored by the Leach Family Donor Advised Fund, Community First Foundation.
Karen Gilbert, Public Relations Specialist / 303-273-3541 /
Marsha Williams, Director of Integrated Marketing Communications / 303-273-3326 /



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