2017 Gairdner International Symposium
Time: 3:30- 6:00 pm, Monday, October 23, 2017
Venue: LSC2, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Hosted by Drs. Helen Burt and Michael Hayden, University of British Columbia
Our 2017 Vancouver Gairdner presenters will be:
Recipient of the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award
“For the discovery of the genetic basis of Rett syndrome and its implications for autism spectrum disorders”
Professor, Baylor College of Medicine; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
Presentation Title: Protein Levels and Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Insights and Opportunities
Recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award
“For establishing and characterizing CRISPR-Cas bacterial immune defense system”
Associate Professor, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences; Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Presentation Title: CRISPR-Cas systems: from adaptive immunity to genome editing machines
Free general admission, no reserved seating.
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Please see Gairdner UBC 2017 for more information about the Vancouver symposium.
For inquiries – (604) 875-3823, email@example.com
We would like to thank all our sponsors for their support in bringing some of the world’s top researchers to Vancouver to share their expertise and inspire students of all ages to pursue their scientific passions.
|The Government of Canada||Canadian Institutes of Health Research||Burroughs Wellcome Fund
|Media Sponsor-The Globe and Mail||Gairdner Foundation