2019 Gairdner Symposium

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Event Location 

Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2)

UBC Life Sciences Institute

2350 Health Sciences Mall

Vancouver, BC

Intended Audience 
Research staff, clinicians, trainees, public

Hosted by Dr. Michael Hayden of the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia, the lecture will feature presentations from:

Dr. Ronald ValeRecipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award 2019 and Professor, Cellular Molecular Pharmacology University of California, San Francisco; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

For the landmark discovery of the motor protein kinesin and pioneering the understanding of its mechanism of action in driving cellular movement processes including cell division and intracellular transport.”

Dr. Bruce StillmanRecipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award 2019 and President, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York.

“For their pioneering research on the eukaryotic DNA replication cycles including initiation, regulation and responses to DNA damage.”

Please visit Vancouver Gairdner symposium for more information.