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2022 Gairdner Science Week Laureate Lectures
October 27, 2022
9:00 AM

This highly anticipated event features lectures from the seven 2022 Canada Gairdner Award Laureates about their prize-winning research. The lecture will also include five Early Career Investigators from across Canada who have won our contest and will present their related research alongside our laureates.

 




Event Information

october, 2022

october, 2022

202227oct9:00 am1:30 pm2022 Gairdner Science Week Laureate Lectures

Event Details

This highly anticipated event features lectures from the seven 2022 Canada Gairdner Award Laureates about their prize-winning research. The lecture will also include five Early Career Investigators from across Canada who have won our contest and will present their related research alongside our laureates.

 

Time

(Thursday) 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Location

MaRS Discovery District

101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

Contact (E-mail or link)

events@gairdner.org

RSVP (E-mail or link)

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2022-gairdner-science-week-laureate-lectures-tickets-379940240487

Speakers for this event

  • Deborah J. Cook

    Deborah J. Cook

    Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2022; Distinguished University Professor of the Departments of Medicine, and of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact of McMaster University; Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences; Fellow, Royal Society of Canada; Officer, Order of Canada; critical care physician of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

    Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2022; Distinguished University Professor of the Departments of Medicine, and of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact of McMaster University; Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences; Fellow, Royal Society of Canada; Officer, Order of Canada; critical care physician of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

    Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2022; Distinguished University Professor of the Departments of Medicine, and of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact of McMaster University; Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences; Fellow, Royal Society of Canada; Officer, Order of Canada; critical care physician of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

  • Drew Weissman

    Drew Weissman

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research; Director Penn Institute for RNA Innovation, Director, Vaccine Research, Infectious Diseases Division; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research; Director Penn Institute for RNA Innovation, Director, Vaccine Research, Infectious Diseases Division; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research; Director Penn Institute for RNA Innovation, Director, Vaccine Research, Infectious Diseases Division; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

  • John E. Dick

    John E. Dick

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Scientist and Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Biology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN; University Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Scientist and Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Biology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN; University Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Scientist and Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Biology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN; University Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

  • Katalin Karikó

    Katalin Karikó

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Vice President RNA Protein Replacement Therapies, BioNTech SE; Professor, University of Szeged; Adjunct Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Vice President RNA Protein Replacement Therapies, BioNTech SE; Professor, University of Szeged; Adjunct Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Vice President RNA Protein Replacement Therapies, BioNTech SE; Professor, University of Szeged; Adjunct Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

  • Pieter Cullis

    Pieter Cullis

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia

  • Stuart H. Orkin

    Stuart H. Orkin

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; David G. Nathan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Dana- Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; David G. Nathan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Dana- Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital.

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; David G. Nathan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Dana- Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital

  • Zulfiqar Bhutta

    Zulfiqar Bhutta

    MBBS,DCH, FRCP, FRCPCH, FCPS, FAAP, PhD

    John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award 2022; Robert Harding Chair in Global Child Health, Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Senior Scientist The Hospital for Sick Children; Professor Department of Pediatrics, Nutritional Sciences, and Public Health, University of Toronto; Founding Director, Center of Excellence in Women and Child Health and Institute for Global Health and Development, The Aga Khan University South-Central Asia, East Africa, United Kingdom

    MBBS,DCH, FRCP, FRCPCH, FCPS, FAAP, PhD

Schedule

    • october 27, 2022
    • 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.Opening remarks delivered by Dr. Janet Rossant.Speakers: Dr. Janet Rossant

    • 9:05 a.m. Dr. Katalin Karikó lecture9:05 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Dr. Katalin Karikó, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 9:32 a.m. Dr. Drew Weissman lecture 9:32 a.m. - 9:57 a.m.Dr. Drew Weissman, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 9:59 a.m. Dr. Pieter Cullis lecture9:59 a.m. - 10:24 a.m.Dr. Pieter Cullis, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 10:26 a.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture10:26 a.m. - 10:36 a.m.Early Career Investigator Lecture

    • 10:39 a.m. Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta lecture10:39 a.m. - 11:04 a.m.Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 11:06 a.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture11:06 a.m. - 11:16 a.m. Early Career Investigator lecture

    • 11:16 a.m. Break11:16 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Break

    • 11:32 a.m. Dr. Deborah Cook lecture 11:32 a.m. - 11:57 a.m.Dr. Deborah Cook, Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 11:59 a.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture11:59 a.m. - 12:09 a.m.Early Career Investigator lecture

    • 12:11 a.m. Dr. Stuart Orkin lecture 12:11 a.m. - 12:36 p.m.Dr. Stuart Orkin, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 12:38 a.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture12:38 a.m. - 12:48 a.m.Early Career Investigator lecture

    • 12:50 p.m. Dr. John Dick lecture12:50 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Dr. John Dick, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 1:17 p.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture 1:17 p.m. - 1:27 p.m.Early Career Investigator lecture

    • 1:27 p.m. Closing remarks1:27 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Dr. Janet Rossant will deliver closing remarks.Speakers: Dr. Janet Rossant

202227oct9:00 am1:30 pm2022 Gairdner Science Week Laureate Lectures

Event Details

This highly anticipated event features lectures from the seven 2022 Canada Gairdner Award Laureates about their prize-winning research. The lecture will also include five Early Career Investigators from across Canada who have won our contest and will present their related research alongside our laureates.

 

Time

(Thursday) 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Location

MaRS Discovery District

101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

Contact (E-mail or link)

events@gairdner.org

RSVP (E-mail or link)

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/2022-gairdner-science-week-laureate-lectures-tickets-379940240487

Speakers for this event

  • Deborah J. Cook

    Deborah J. Cook

    Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2022; Distinguished University Professor of the Departments of Medicine, and of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact of McMaster University; Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences; Fellow, Royal Society of Canada; Officer, Order of Canada; critical care physician of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

    Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2022; Distinguished University Professor of the Departments of Medicine, and of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact of McMaster University; Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences; Fellow, Royal Society of Canada; Officer, Order of Canada; critical care physician of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

    Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2022; Distinguished University Professor of the Departments of Medicine, and of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact of McMaster University; Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences; Fellow, Royal Society of Canada; Officer, Order of Canada; critical care physician of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

  • Drew Weissman

    Drew Weissman

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research; Director Penn Institute for RNA Innovation, Director, Vaccine Research, Infectious Diseases Division; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research; Director Penn Institute for RNA Innovation, Director, Vaccine Research, Infectious Diseases Division; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research; Director Penn Institute for RNA Innovation, Director, Vaccine Research, Infectious Diseases Division; Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

  • John E. Dick

    John E. Dick

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Scientist and Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Biology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN; University Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Scientist and Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Biology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN; University Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Scientist and Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Biology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN; University Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

  • Katalin Karikó

    Katalin Karikó

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Vice President RNA Protein Replacement Therapies, BioNTech SE; Professor, University of Szeged; Adjunct Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Vice President RNA Protein Replacement Therapies, BioNTech SE; Professor, University of Szeged; Adjunct Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Senior Vice President RNA Protein Replacement Therapies, BioNTech SE; Professor, University of Szeged; Adjunct Professor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

  • Pieter Cullis

    Pieter Cullis

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia

  • Stuart H. Orkin

    Stuart H. Orkin

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; David G. Nathan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Dana- Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; David G. Nathan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Dana- Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital.

    Canada Gairdner International Award 2022; David G. Nathan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Dana- Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital

  • Zulfiqar Bhutta

    Zulfiqar Bhutta

    MBBS,DCH, FRCP, FRCPCH, FCPS, FAAP, PhD

    John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award 2022; Robert Harding Chair in Global Child Health, Co-Director, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Senior Scientist The Hospital for Sick Children; Professor Department of Pediatrics, Nutritional Sciences, and Public Health, University of Toronto; Founding Director, Center of Excellence in Women and Child Health and Institute for Global Health and Development, The Aga Khan University South-Central Asia, East Africa, United Kingdom

    MBBS,DCH, FRCP, FRCPCH, FCPS, FAAP, PhD

Schedule

    • october 27, 2022
    • 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.Opening remarks delivered by Dr. Janet Rossant.Speakers: Dr. Janet Rossant

    • 9:05 a.m. Dr. Katalin Karikó lecture9:05 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Dr. Katalin Karikó, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 9:32 a.m. Dr. Drew Weissman lecture 9:32 a.m. - 9:57 a.m.Dr. Drew Weissman, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 9:59 a.m. Dr. Pieter Cullis lecture9:59 a.m. - 10:24 a.m.Dr. Pieter Cullis, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 10:26 a.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture10:26 a.m. - 10:36 a.m.Early Career Investigator Lecture

    • 10:39 a.m. Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta lecture10:39 a.m. - 11:04 a.m.Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 11:06 a.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture11:06 a.m. - 11:16 a.m. Early Career Investigator lecture

    • 11:16 a.m. Break11:16 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Break

    • 11:32 a.m. Dr. Deborah Cook lecture 11:32 a.m. - 11:57 a.m.Dr. Deborah Cook, Canada Gairdner Wightman Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 11:59 a.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture11:59 a.m. - 12:09 a.m.Early Career Investigator lecture

    • 12:11 a.m. Dr. Stuart Orkin lecture 12:11 a.m. - 12:36 p.m.Dr. Stuart Orkin, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 12:38 a.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture12:38 a.m. - 12:48 a.m.Early Career Investigator lecture

    • 12:50 p.m. Dr. John Dick lecture12:50 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Dr. John Dick, Canada Gairdner International Award 2022, laureate lecture.

    • 1:17 p.m. Early Career Investigator Lecture 1:17 p.m. - 1:27 p.m.Early Career Investigator lecture

    • 1:27 p.m. Closing remarks1:27 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Dr. Janet Rossant will deliver closing remarks.Speakers: Dr. Janet Rossant




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