University Lecture Series

  • KCU's University Lecture Series features lectures and presentations from a broad spectrum of national and international speakers on topics that are relevant to the diverse University community. The series is by a committee made up of faculty, staff and students. University Lecture Series  

    Presentations are typically from noon-1 p.m. on the KCU campus, and will be followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer session. 

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    Lectures are open to KCU students, faculty, staff and alumni.

    For questions about this event, please contact Dana Buchanan, at

    Upcoming Lectures

    AldridgeApril 3, 2015
    Noon-1 p.m. in the KCU Academic Center
    Boxed Lunches Provided 

    Reproduction and Development
    Neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorders, are becoming
    increasingly common in children, but the cause for this increase remains a mystery. These disorders impose significant challenges to families, and require care from a broad range of health care professionals. Recent work to discover better treatment strategies, and ultimately cause and prevention of neurodevelopmental disorders, has led to collaborations across many fields of basic science, with surprising results. 
    Presenter: Dr. Kristina Aldridge | View Bio (PDF) | Download Flyer (PDF)
    Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Mo.
    Host: Dr. Cole
    Time/Location: Noon-1 p.m. / Upper level classroom of the Academic Center (simulcast in lower level)