Events

Gairdner Symposium

2017 Syposium:

minds that matter: The 2017 Gairdner Symposium

Monday, October 23, 2017
2 to 4 p.m.
ECHA L1-490 (Basement Level)
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
114 Street & 87 Avenue, Edmonton
 
featuring Dr. Lewis Kay & Dr. David Julius
2017 Canada Gairdner International Award Recipients

Dr. Lewis Kay - Topic: NMR Why Bother? Studies of the p97 Molecular Machine Provide an Answer
Professor, Departments of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Chemistry, University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
University of Alberta Alumnus
 
Dr. David Julius - Topic: Natural Products as Probes of the Pain Pathway: From Physiology to Atomic Structure
Professor & Chair, Department of Physiology and the Morris Herzstein Chair in Molecular Biology and Medicine,
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
 
Refreshments to follow (1st floor Katz Atrium)

 

2016 Syposium:

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)