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Annual Postdoctoral Science Symposium

Annual Postdoctoral Science Symposium

The symposium is organized by the postdoctoral fellows, consists of selected talks given by postdoctoral fellows and invited faculty from the numerous research facilities at the Texas Medical Center, break-out sessions showcasing advanced technologies and applications in cancer research, as well as opportunities for informal interactive discussions with fellows and faculty throughout the day.  

Date: 9/28/17, 9am to 6:30pm
Time: 9/28/17, 9am to 6:30pm
Location: Onstead Auditorium, Basic Science Research Building, Floor 3, near Elevator J, (S3.8012)
Format: Research Program
Speaker: David Scadden
Speaker Bio: David Scadden is the Gerald and Darlene Jordan Professor of Medicine at Harvard University. He and Professor Douglas Melton founded and jointly direct the Harvard Stem Cell Institute that is the largest institute dedicated to bringing stem cell biology to medical care in the world. He is a hematologist/oncologist and directs the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital and previously chaired the Hematologic Malignancies program in the MGH Cancer Center. He is an expert on the medical applications of stem cell biology with a particular emphasis on their use in the settings of cancer and AIDS. He has published over 300 scientific papers and book chapters and his laboratory has made fundamental contributions in how the stem cell niche regulates stem cell function and in normal and disease-corrupted hematopoiesis. He is the recipient of numerous honors including membership in the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and awards from the Doris Duke Charitable Trust, the Ellison Medical Foundation, the Burroughs Welcome Fund and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He is the recipient of multiple honorary degrees. In 2016, he received the E. Donnall Thomas Prize from the American Society of Hematology.
Contact: Taghreed Hirz - (713) 563-9275 - apss@mdanderson.org