More Awards to Jennifer Doudna: 2016 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize and The 2015 Pfizer Lecture
Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN
2015 Inaugural Pfizer Lecture with Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D.
Pfizer Cambridge presents the 2015 Inaugural Pfizer Lecture honoring Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., innovator in the field of biomedical research, on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015
September 10, 2015 | 3:30 p.m. EST
Refreshments at 4:45 p.m.
Kresge Auditorium, MIT Campus
Free | Open to public
The 2015 Pfizer Lecture will be given by Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley Professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Dr. Doudna is recognized for her innovative accomplishments in biomedical research, including work on the biochemical characterization of the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system that is transforming biology and medicine research around the world.
The annual Pfizer Lectureship event brings together the Massachusetts life sciences community to explore noteworthy research, celebrate innovation and facilitate new connections among the broader Boston/Cambridge biomedical community. Central to the Lectureship Event is the recognition of an individual, external to Pfizer, whose scientific contributions have helped accelerate the pace of innovation.
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