Annual Research Symposium

2019 Research Symposium & Reception

Date: April 2, 2019

Time: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Amarillo National Bank Plaza One

The event will mark the 17th year the Harrington Fellows Program has hosted similar symposiums in Amarillo, Texas.

Along with the Harrington Fellows Program, hosts for this year’s event are the Amarillo Area Foundation, the Don and Sybil Harrington Foundation, Amarillo College, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and West Texas A&M University.

2019 speakers:

  • Moran Bercovici, faculty fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, “Microfluidic Technologies: Tiny Scale Physics with a Huge Impact”
  • Lailea Noel, faculty fellow at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work and the Dell Medical School LIVESTRONG Cancer Institute, “Engaging Community-Academic Partnerships: The Influence of Health Disparities on Equitable Transitions of Cancer Care”
  • Erick Da Silva Motta, graduate fellow in plant biology, “The Effects of the Herbicide Glyphosate on the Gut Microbiota of Honey Bees”
  • Natalie Longmire, graduate fellow in management, “Do You Care to Share? The Risks and Rewards of Sharing Personal Information with Colleagues”
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About the Amarillo Area Foundation

The Amarillo Area Foundation, a community foundation, serves the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle through philanthropic leadership. The foundation’s mission is to improve quality of life in the Texas Panhandle through effective philanthropic efforts.