2016-2017 Schedule of Events
NOTE: These ticketed events take place at The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4265.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
6 to 8 p.m.
DINNER & PROGRAM
Recognizing Outstanding Women In Biomedical Research
HELEN D. KING AWARD CEREMONY
HONOREE: Nancy H. Hopkins, Ph.D., The Amgen, Inc. Professor of Biology Emerita at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Presentation: “Cancer Research and Gender Equity: Stunning Progress, a Long Way to Go”
Thursday, June 22, 2017
6 to 8 p.m.
SUMMER PROGRAM RECEPTION
“Your DNA: What Does It Mean To Have A Genetic Cancer Mutation & How Does That Inform Cancer Therapy?”
Maureen Murphy, Ph.D., Professor and Program Leader, Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis Program; Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs; and Associate Director for Education and Career Development, Wistar Cancer Center at The Wistar Institute
Thursday, January 26, 2017
COCKTAIL RECEPTION & PROGRAM
“What Is Aging? An Inside Look At How Cells Change Over Time”
Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis Program, The Wistar Institute
Thursday, October 6, 2016
“Winning Shot: The Past & Future Impact Of Vaccines”
Penny Heaton, M.D., Director of Vaccine Development, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Stanley A. Plotkin, M.D., Emeritus Professor, The Wistar Institute and University of Pennsylvania; Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Paul Offit, M.D., Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Moderated by David Weiner, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of The Wistar Institute, Director of Wistar’s Vaccine Center, and the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Professor in Cancer Research