2013 Celebration of Research – Straight to the Heart
High school students were able to use virtual reality equipment to explore a 3-D model (developed from a CT scan) of a patient's hips in Dr. Richard Robb's lab during the 2011 Celebration of Research.
- When: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
- Where: Mayo Clinic — Rochester, Minn.
Every two years, Mayo Clinic welcomes southeastern Minnesota high school students and teachers for a daylong event — the Celebration of Research — about careers in biomedical science and research. This year’s event will mark the 14th Celebration of Research.
The Celebration of Research includes a keynote talk by a Mayo researcher, lunch and interactive noontime activities, and three hour-long tours of research laboratory areas.
- Phillips Hall, Siebens Building
- Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. (PDF map)
||Check-in and breakfast
||Keynote Address: Keynote Address: "Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes: Search the G's, A's, T's, and C's" - Michael Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D|
||Tour (1) – Mayo Research areas
||Tour (2) – Mayo Research areas
||Lunch and program
||Tour (3) – Mayo Research areas
||T-shirt distribution and departure
NOTE: This full-day program includes lengthy periods of standing and walking. Please wear comfortable shoes.
Please plan to attend the entire event from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Tours of research areas may include visual or hands-on activities that involve animals, cadavers or bodily fluids.
Media Release and Transit Permission
All students and teachers attending should have a signed release form on file. If a last minute change in attendance occurs, please present a signed release form at registration.
Parking validation will be provided for the Center Street Parking Ramp, for oversize vehicle parking display this pass. We are unable to offer parking validation for alternate ramps.
Watch the 2011 keynote presentation