Watkins Visiting Professor to discuss mitochondria and disease

Vamsi Mootha, M.D.

Vamsi Mootha, M.D., professor of systems biology and medicine at Harvard Medical School, is the second featured speaker in the Watkins Visiting Professor series. Join Fairmount College for his public seminar, “Mitochondria and oxygen: from evolutionary origins to human disease,” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 in 208 Hubbard Hall.

His separate scientific seminar, “Mitochondrial parts, pathways, and pathogenesis” will be presented at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 in 224 McKinley Hall.

The Watkins Visiting Professorship was created in 1974 by the Watkins Foundation. The grant is now provided through the Watkins fund, a part of the Wichita State Foundation and Alumni Engagement’s endowment. For more information about the lecture series, contact Dr. David Eichhorn at 316-978-6659.