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That seems fitting, quips Brian Kelly, director of the Cornell Center for Technology, Enterprise and Commercialization at Weill Cornell Medical College: New York is a city where "you're going to know the guy who delivers your Chinese food better than the guy who lives next door." The same can be said of large research institutions such as Weill Cornell, he says: "People on the fourth floor here don't know what happens on the fifth floor." Kelly was on the team that wrote the grant proposal for Weill Cornell's Clinical and Translational Science Award, which they received from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in September 2007.At a brainstorming session for the project in the summer of 2006, Kelly and his colleagues were thinking of innovative ways to promote new collaborations among researchers across CTSC's diverse institutions.Want to meet other singles who have attended Ivy league schools? Please be a graduate of an ivy league or equivalent school.This includes: Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, Brown, U-Penn and Cornell.Our so-called Translational Research Bazaar, which took place in October, used a format popularized by speed dating: Two groups of people--in this case, basic scientists and clinical/translational researchers--sit on opposite sides of a table and chat for a few minutes until a bell rings, signaling that it's time to move on and strike up a new conversation.
"It seems very nonthreatening, and it eliminates the awkwardness," Cane, who lives in Farmington Hills, told the Detroit Free Press for a story Saturday.The start of a long-lasting relationship could take only seven minutes of conversation in a coffee shop.But during that span, the two people sitting across from each other can't talk about their jobs or where they live, and they can't give out their phone numbers."It's predetermined why you're there." In the Detroit area, it tends to draw more women than men in older age groups.And there's always one participant who gets cold feet and doesn't show up, leaving an uneven number of people.