Monday, October 23rd, 2017 | 3:30-6:00 pm
Location: Life Sciences Institute, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), 2350 Health Sciences Mall, UBC
Hosted by Drs. Helen Burt and Michael Hayden, University of British Columbia
This free public lecture will feature:
Recipient of the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award
“For the discovery of the genetic basis of Rett syndrome and its implications for autism spectrum disorders”
Professor, Baylor College of Medicine; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
Presentation Title: Protein Levels and Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Insights and Opportunities
Recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award
“For establishing and characterizing CRISPR-Cas bacterial immune defense system”
Associate Professor, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences; Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Presentation Title: CRISPR-Cas systems: from adaptive immunity to genome editing machines
Please see Vancouver Gairdner Symposium for more information.
Please see Gairdner Foundation for more information about the Gairdner Foundation.
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