Gairdner Symposium

Please mark your calendars: the next Minds that Matter: Gairdner Symposium held at the University of Alberta will take place on October 23, 2017

More information to follow soon


Monday, October 24, 2016

2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

ECHA 2-190

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy

114 Street & 87 Avenue, Edmonton


featuring Dr. Feng Zhang & Dr. Philippe Horvath

2016 Canada Gairdner International Award Recipients

Dr. Feng Zhang - Topic: Genome Editing Using CRISPR-Cas Systems

Core Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Investigator, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT

Assistant Professor, Departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at MIT


Dr. Philippe Horvath - Topic: CRISPR-Mediated Immunity in Bacteria: Discovery & Applications

Senior Scientist, DuPont

DuPont Fellows Forum Associate and DuPont Nutrition & Health Technical Fellow

Dangé-Saint-Romain, France


Refreshments to follow (1st floor Katz Atrium)