The Jefferson Postdoctoral Association and the Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences (JCBS) Office of Postdoctoral Affairs will host the 11th Jefferson Postdoctoral Research Symposium (PRS) on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The oral presentations and keynote address will be in the Connelly Auditorium in the Hamilton Building (1001 Locust Street) and the poster presentations will be in the Hamilton lobby. The PRS will display the breadth and depth of the research done by postdocs here at Jefferson. The Agenda is available here.
The Keynote Speaker for the 2017 PRS will be Dr. William Kaelin, Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, and Associate Director, Basic Science, for the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. He obtained his undergraduate and MD degrees from Duke University and completed his training in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he served as chief medical resident. He was a clinical fellow in Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, during which time he was a McDonnell Scholar. His Keynote topic is: “The VHL Tumor Suppressor Protein: Insights into Oxygen Sensing, Cancer Metabolism, and Drugging the Undruggable.” Learn more about Dr. Kaelin.
For more information please contact Dr. Lisa Kozlowski at the JCBS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at (215) 503-5750, or Lisa.Kozlowski@jefferson.edu.