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Symposia
2019 Canada Gairdner Laureate Lectures
October 24, 2019
9:00 AM

2019 CANADA GAIRDNER SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, October 24, 2019
9:00 am-1:00 pm

MaRS Auditorium, Lower Level
101 College St, Toronto, ON

LIVE WEBCAST:

http://bit.ly/GairdnerLaureates2019

9:00-9:10
Introductory Remarks

9:10-9:15   
Chair: Dr. Janet Rossant, President and Scientific Director, Gairdner Foundation

9:15-9:45  2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Susan Band Horwitz, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Rose C. Falkenstein Chair in Cancer Research, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York

9:45-10:15  2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Ronald Vale, PhD, Professor, Cellular Molecular Pharmacology University of California, San Francisco; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

10:15-10:45 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Timothy A. Springer, PhD, Latham Family Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital; Chairman, Institute for Protein Innovation

10:45-11:05     
Health Break
11:05-11:10        
Chair: Dr. Alan Bernstein, President & CEO, CIFAR

11:10- 11:40 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Bruce Stillman, PhD, FRS, President, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

11:40-12:10 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

John F.X. Diffley, PhD, FRS, FMedSci, Associate Research Director, The Francis Crick Institute, London, U.K.

12:10-12:40 2019 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award Laureate

Connie Jean Eaves, PhD, Distinguished Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer; Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B..C.

12:40-1:10  2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Laureate

Vikram Patel, PhD, FMedSci, The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; Honorary Professor of Global Mental Health, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi; Co-founder, Sangath, India

1:10-1:15
Closing Remarks




Event Information

october, 2019

october, 2019

201924oct9:00 am- 1:15 pm2019 Canada Gairdner Laureate Lectures9:00 am - 1:15 pm MaRS Discovery District, 101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7Event Type:SymposiaEvent Audience:Biomedical Scientists,Public,Students

Event Details

2019 CANADA GAIRDNER SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, October 24, 2019
9:00 am-1:00 pm

MaRS Auditorium, Lower Level
101 College St, Toronto, ON

LIVE WEBCAST:

http://bit.ly/GairdnerLaureates2019

9:00-9:10
Introductory Remarks

9:10-9:15   
Chair: Dr. Janet Rossant, President and Scientific Director, Gairdner Foundation

9:15-9:45  2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Susan Band Horwitz, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Rose C. Falkenstein Chair in Cancer Research, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York

9:45-10:15  2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Ronald Vale, PhD, Professor, Cellular Molecular Pharmacology University of California, San Francisco; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

10:15-10:45 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Timothy A. Springer, PhD, Latham Family Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital; Chairman, Institute for Protein Innovation

10:45-11:05     
Health Break
11:05-11:10        
Chair: Dr. Alan Bernstein, President & CEO, CIFAR

11:10- 11:40 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Bruce Stillman, PhD, FRS, President, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

11:40-12:10 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

John F.X. Diffley, PhD, FRS, FMedSci, Associate Research Director, The Francis Crick Institute, London, U.K.

12:10-12:40 2019 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award Laureate

Connie Jean Eaves, PhD, Distinguished Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer; Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B..C.

12:40-1:10  2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Laureate

Vikram Patel, PhD, FMedSci, The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; Honorary Professor of Global Mental Health, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi; Co-founder, Sangath, India

1:10-1:15
Closing Remarks

Time

(Thursday) 9:00 am - 1:15 pm

Location

MaRS Discovery District

101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

Organizer

Gairdner Foundationthegairdner@gairdner.org

201924oct9:00 am- 1:15 pm2019 Canada Gairdner Laureate Lectures9:00 am - 1:15 pm MaRS Discovery District, 101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7Event Type:SymposiaEvent Audience:Biomedical Scientists,Public,Students

Event Details

2019 CANADA GAIRDNER SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, October 24, 2019
9:00 am-1:00 pm

MaRS Auditorium, Lower Level
101 College St, Toronto, ON

LIVE WEBCAST:

http://bit.ly/GairdnerLaureates2019

9:00-9:10
Introductory Remarks

9:10-9:15   
Chair: Dr. Janet Rossant, President and Scientific Director, Gairdner Foundation

9:15-9:45  2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Susan Band Horwitz, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Rose C. Falkenstein Chair in Cancer Research, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York

9:45-10:15  2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Ronald Vale, PhD, Professor, Cellular Molecular Pharmacology University of California, San Francisco; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

10:15-10:45 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Timothy A. Springer, PhD, Latham Family Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital; Chairman, Institute for Protein Innovation

10:45-11:05     
Health Break
11:05-11:10        
Chair: Dr. Alan Bernstein, President & CEO, CIFAR

11:10- 11:40 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

Bruce Stillman, PhD, FRS, President, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

11:40-12:10 2019 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate

John F.X. Diffley, PhD, FRS, FMedSci, Associate Research Director, The Francis Crick Institute, London, U.K.

12:10-12:40 2019 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award Laureate

Connie Jean Eaves, PhD, Distinguished Scientist, Terry Fox Laboratory, BC Cancer; Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B..C.

12:40-1:10  2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Laureate

Vikram Patel, PhD, FMedSci, The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health; Honorary Professor of Global Mental Health, Centre for Global Mental Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi; Co-founder, Sangath, India

1:10-1:15
Closing Remarks

Time

(Thursday) 9:00 am - 1:15 pm

Location

MaRS Discovery District

101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

Organizer

Gairdner Foundationthegairdner@gairdner.org




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