2017 Celebration of Science

 

 

 

The annual MGH Celebration of Science will be held on the morning of Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Simches Auditorium (3.110) and we will be broadcasting to Isselbacher Auditorium at CNY 149.

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Celebration of Science
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
9:00 - 11:50 am
Simches Research Building, Room 3.110

AGENDA

9:00 - 9:15 am
Welcome

Peter L. Slavin, MD
President
Massachusetts General Hospital 
 
Opening Comments and Introductions
David N. Louis, MD
Chair, Executive Committee on Research (ECOR)
Chief, Pathology
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
2017 MGH Research Scholars
Dr. Louis
 
9:15 - 10:00 am
ECOR Report
Dr. Louis
 
10:00 - 10:30 am
2017 Goodman Fellowship
Leveraging single-cell analyses to dissect the tumor microenvironment of human gliomas and design highly specific immunotherapies
Mario L. Suvà, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
10:30 - 10:50 am
BREAK
 
10:50 - 11:20 am
2017 Martin Prize for Clinical Research
Analysis of protein-coding genetic variation in 60,706 humans 
Daniel G. MacArthur, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit
Center for Genomic Medicine (formerly Center for Human Genetic Research)
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
11:20 - 11:50 am
2017 Martin Prize for Fundamental Research
An Ancient, Unified Mechanism for Metformin Growth Inhibition in C. elegans and Cancer
Alexander A. Soukas, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Endocrine Division, Diabetes Unit
Center for Genomic Medicine (formerly Center for Human Genetic Research)
Massachusetts General Hospital