Making Space - Using VR/AR for Molecular and Medical Imaging Visualization with Dr. Meghan McCarthy


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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Event Description

Meghan McCarthy, M.S., Ph.D., is Program Lead for 3D Printing and Biovisualization at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Her works involves a portfolio of tools and resources related to development and adoption of 3D printing and virtual/augmented reality (VR/AR) for bioscientific and medical research and discovery. In this Making Space event, Dr. McCarthy will present NIAID’s exciting new work using these tools. She will also talk about her path from biochemistry research to scientific IT in the federal government, and what it’s like to have one of the “13 coolest jobs in government.” Dr. McCarthy holds a B.S. in Biology from Virginia Tech, and an M.S. in Biotechnology and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University College Cork, Ireland.

Contact Information

Marian Fragola

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.

Meghan McCarthy