2013 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium

Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 2:00pm to 5:30pm

2013 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium

Human Genetics and Disease Discovery

Honoring David Botstein, PhD, Ronald W. Davis, PhD, David S. Hogness, PhD for their seminal contributions to the concepts and methods of creating a genetic map in the human, and of positional cloning, leading to the identification of hundreds of human disease genes and ushering in the era of human genetics. 

Featured Speakers include:

Stephen Elledge, PhD

Gregor Mendel Professor of Genetics and Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Fred Winston, PhD

John Emory Andrus Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

David Botstein, PhD

Anthony B. Evnin Professor of Genomics, Princeton University

Ronald W. Davis, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry and Genetics; Director, Stanford Genome Technology Center; Stanford University School of Medicine

Richard P. Lifton, MD, PhD

Sterling Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics; Yale University School of Medicine; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

David Altshuler, MD, PhD

Professor of Genetics and of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital; Deputy Director and Chief Academic Officer, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Steven McCarroll, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School; Director of Genetics, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

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Basic Science, Clinical Research

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Ed Canton

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edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu

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617-432-2116

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