Past Symposia Speakers

Updated: November 20, 2017


 

2017

15th Annual CBC Symposium

Small Molecule Discovery


Karin BRINER, PhD   ▸ More info
Vice President and Global Head, Global Discovery Chemistry (GDC), Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), Cambridge, MA; Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Federation of Medicinal Chemistry.

Ray MOELLERING, PhD   ▸ More info
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, The University of Chicago; Recipient of Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the Pathway to Independence Award from the National Cancer Institute, the V Scholar Award from the V Foundation for Cancer Research and the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.

Victoria RICHON, PhD   ▸ More info
President and Chief Executive Officer, Ribon Therapeutics, Lexington, MA.

Brian SHOICHET, PhD   ▸ More info
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco.

Rick SILVERMAN, PhD   ▸ More info
Professor, Departments of Chemistry, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences, Northwestern University; Recipient of American Chemical Society Award for Creative Invention (2017), Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2014), Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (2014), ICON Innovator Award of the iBIO Institute (2014), Northwestern University Trustee Medal for Faculty Innovation and Entrepreneurship (2014), Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry Prize of the Israel Chemical Society (2014), Centenary Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2013), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2013), BMS-Edward E. Smissman Awardee of the American Chemical Society (2013), Sato Memorial International Awardee from the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan (2012), Fellow of the American Chemical Society (2011), E.B. Hershberg Awardee for Important Discoveries in Medicinally Active Substances from the American Chemical Society (2011), Perkin Medal of the American Section of the Society of Chemical Industry (2009), Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame of the American Chemical Society (2009), Arthur C. Cope Senior Scholar Awardee of the American Chemical Society (2003).

Gregory THATCHER, PhD   ▸ More info
Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago; Founding director of UICentre.


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2016

14th Annual CBC Symposium

Genetics of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders


Nancy COX, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute Director, Division of Genetic Medicine; Mary Phillips Edmonds Gray Professor of Genetics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Mark DALY, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Analytic and Translational Unit, Center for Human Genetic Research, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Senior Associate Member, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard; Recipient of the 2014 Curt Stern Award, presented by the American Society of Human Genetics for outstanding scientific achievements in human genetics

Daniel GESCHWIND, MD, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Gordon and Virginia Macdonald Distinguished Professor; Director, UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART), University of California, Los Angeles; Recipient of Derek Denny-Brown Neurological Scholar Award from the American Neurological Association in 2004, the Scientific Service Award from Autism Speaks in 2007, the Ruane Prize for Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research from the Brain and Behavior Foundation in 2012, the Taking on Tomorrow Innovation Award (Research/Scientific Breakthrough in Autism) from Boston Children’s Hospital in 2013 and is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Chunyu LIU, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago

Peter PENZES, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Departments of Physiology, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Barbara STRANGER, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine Core Member, Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology; Senior Fellow, Center for Data Intensive Science, The University of Chicago


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2015

13th Annual CBC Symposium

The Unseen Majority: Microbes in Health and Disease


Michael J. FEDERLE, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Tatyana V. GOLOVKINA, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Department of Microbiology, Committee on Immunology Committee on Microbiology, The University of Chicago

Robert A. LAMB, PhD, ScD   ▸ Lab Link
John Evans Professor of Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, Chair, Department of Molecular Biosciences,
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Northwestern University; Recipient of the Irma T. Hirschl Career Scientist Award, the Phoebe Weinstein Award for Creativity in Negative Strand Virus Research; an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association; recipient of two consecutive MERIT awards from the National Institutes of Health, a Bristol- Myers Squibb Infectious Diseases Unrestricted Five Year Research Grant, and the Wallace Rowe Award for Excellence in Virologic Research by the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease; Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (1987), a Member of the National Academy of Sciences, USA (2003) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2007); awarded a D.Sc. honoris causa by the University of Birmingham, UK (2010)

Ruth LEY, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor,
Department of Microbiology, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University; Recipient of Fellowships from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, The Hartwell Foundation and the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, and the 2014 ISME Young Investigator Award

Charles M. RICE, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Maurice R. and Corinne P. Greenberg Professor, The Rockefeller University; Scientific and Executive Director, Center for the Study of Hepatitis C; past President of the American Society for Virology, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Member of the National Academy of Sciences

Julie SEGRE, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Chief & Senior Investigator, Translational and Functional Genomics Branch; Head, Microbial Genomics Section, National Institute of Health, National Human Genome Research Institute; Recipient of a 2013 Service to America Medal, together with NIH Clinical Center epidemiologist Tara Palmore, for deploying genomic sequencing to guide hospital outbreak containment.


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2014

12th Annual CBC Symposium

Protein Engineering: From Computers to Cells to Clinic


Germaine FUH, MS   ▸ Lab Link
Senior Scientist, Department of Antibody Engineering, Genentech Inc.; Adjunct appointment with the Early Biochemistry Discovery department, Research and Early development group (gRED) at South San Francisco, California; Recipient of the Ralph Schwall Memorial Inventor Award at Genentech (2009); Fuh’s work on Two-in-One antibodies was listed by MIT Technology Review as an important emerging technology in 2010

Michael JEWETT, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Member, Chemistry of Life Processes Institute; Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University; Recipient of a David and Lucile Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering, the DARPA Young Faculty Award, and the Agilent Early Career Professor Award (2011)

Shohei KOIDE, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Committee on Cancer Biology, The University of Chicago; Member of the University of Chicago Cancer Research Center, a Fellow of the Institute of Genomics and Systems Biology of the University of Chicago, and a Scientific Director of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium

Jie LIANG, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Richard and Loan Hill Professor of Bioengineering Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago; Recipient of an NSF CAREER award (2003), a fellow of the American Institute of Medicine and Biological Engineering (2007), UIC University Scholar (2010-2013)

Lynne REGAN, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Professor of Chemistry, Yale University; The first director of Yale’s Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences (2008); President of the Protein Society (2013-2014); Recipient of a 2-year Shannon Grant (1992), the Margaret Oakley Dayhoff Award (1995), a one-year Guggenheim Fellowship (2005)

James A. WELLS, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Pharmacy; Professor (joint appointment), Department of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF School of Medicine; Co-founder, president and chief scientific officer of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals: Founder and director of the Small Molecule Discovery Center (SMDC), UCSF; Recipient of the Hans Neurath Award, the Pfizer Award, the du Vigneaud Award and the 2006 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award

Karl Dane WITTRUP, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Carbon P. Dubbs Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biological Engineering, Associate Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Co-founder (2007) and Chief Scientific Officer of Adimab, Inc.; Co-founder and Scientific Advisory Board member of Eleven Biotherapeutics; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2011) and the National Academy of Engineering (2012)


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2013

11th Annual CBC Symposium

Exploring Human Biology with Small Molecules


Virginia W. Cornish, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Helena Rubinstein Professor, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University; Recipient of NSF Career Award (2000), a Sloan Foundation Fellowship (2003), the Protein Society Irving Sigal Young Investigator Award (2009), and the American Chemical Society Pfizer Award in Enzyme Chemistry (2009)

Paul J. Hergenrother, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Kenneth Rinehart Jr. Endowed Chair in Natural Products, Chemistry Professor, Department of Chemistry; Affiliate, Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Recipient of an NSF-CAREER Award, a Research Corporation Research Innovation Award, a Beckman Young Investigator Award, an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, the GlaxoSmithKline Chemistry Scholar Award, an American Cancer Society Research Scholar Award, the ACS David Robertson Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry, the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, the ACS Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry

Stephen J. Kron, MD, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, The University of Chicago; Recipient of Beckman Foundation Young Investigator Award, an NSF CAREER award, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar Award.

Stuart L. Schreiber, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Director of Chemical Biology at and a Founding Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Morris Loeb Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University; and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Recipient of many accolades including Searle Scholar (1982), Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow and NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award (1985), NIH Merit Award (1992), U.S. Cancer Foundation Award of Distinguished Scientist (2007) and AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research (2010)

Kevan M. Shokat, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor and Chair, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco; Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley; Named a Fellow of the Pew Foundation, Searle Foundation, Sloan Foundation, Glaxo-Wellcome Foundation, and the Cotrell Foundation; Recipient of the Eli Lilly Award a member of the National Academy of Sciences (2010), the Institute of Medicine (2011), and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2011)

Richard B. Silverman, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
John Evans Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University; His awards include DuPont Young Faculty Fellow (1976), Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow (1981-1985), NIH Research Career Development Award (1982-1987), the Perkin Medal (2009), the E.B. Hershberg Award for Important Discoveries in Medicinally Active Substances from the American Chemical Society (2011), Fellow of the American Chemical Society (2011), and BMS-Edward E. Smissman Award of the American Chemical Society (2013)

Gregory R. J. Thatcher, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Hans W. Vahlteich Chair of Medicinal Chemistry, Professor and Assistant Head for Research, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago


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2012

10th Annual CBC Symposium

Epigenomics


Chuan He, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Department of Chemistry; Director, Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, The University of Chicago; Recipient of many accolades including Searle Scholar Award (2003), W. M. Keck Foundation Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Science (2004), Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (2005) and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator (2013)

Steve Henikoff, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Member, Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Affiliate Professor, Genome Sciences, University of Washington; a Member of the US National Academy of Sciences (2005)

Jonathan Licht, MD   ▸ Lab Link
Johanna Dobe Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Northwestern University

Tom Misteli, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Head, Cell Biology of Genomes Grou,p Senior Investigator, National Cancer Institute; Recipient of numerous awards including the Gian-Tondury Prize, The Gold Medal of the Charles University, the NIH Director’s Award and an NIH Merit Award

Qun-Tian Wang, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

Joanna Wysocka, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Systems Biology, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University; Recipient of many accolades ncluding the Searle Scholar Award, Baxter Award, Terman Fellow Award, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine New Faculty Award, W.M. Keck Foundation Distinguished Young Scholar Award and 2010 International Society for Stem Cell Research Outstanding Young Investigator Award


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2011

9th Annual CBC Symposium

Engineering Biology: From Tools to Insights


Christopher Chen, MD, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Skirkanich Professor of Innovation, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania; Recipient of numerous honors, including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the Angiogenesis Foundation Fellowship, the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, the Mary Hulman George Award for Biomedical Research, and the Herbert W. Dickerman Award For Outstanding Contribution to Science, and a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

David Eddington, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

Douglas Lauffenburger, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Ford Professor of Bioengineering, Head, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; a member of the National Academy of Engineering and of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and has served as President of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Chair of the College of Fellows of AIMBE and on the Advisory Council for the National Institute for General Medical Sciences at NIH

Joshua Leonard, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University

Dorothy Sipkins, MD, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago; Recipient of NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Melody Swartz, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor of Bioengineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Switzerland; Recipient of many awards including many awards including the Leenaards Prize for Scientific Research, the Robert Wenner Award of the Swiss Cancer League, a Beckman Young Investigator Award, the NSF Career Award and the Rita Schaffer Award of the BMES


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2010

8th Annual CBC Symposium

Protein Folding and Misfolding in Health and Disease


Scott T. Brady, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Departments of Developmental and Molecular Biology and of Medicine; Co-director, Einstein Institute for Aging Studies, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Recipient of P. Benson Award in Cell Biology (2005), Keith Porter Fellow in Cell Biology (2005/8), Nathan Shock Memorial Lecture Award (2006), and Vincent Cristofalo Rising Star in Aging Award (2008)

Steven Finkbeiner, MD, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Associate Director and Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease; Director, Taube-Koret Center for Huntington’s Disease Research; Professor of Neurology and Physiology, University of California, San Francisco; Recipient of many awards including the Lieberman Award, the Taube-Koret Prize and the Award for Outstanding Research Achievement from Nature Biotechnology

Judith Frydman, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor of Biology, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

Randal J. Kaufman, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Warner-Lambert/Park-Davis Professor of Medicine; Professor, Departments of Biological Chemistry and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan; Recipient of Distinguished Investigator Award from Michigan Hemophilia Society (2000), Van Wezel Prize (2003), and an American Association for the Advancement of Science Award (2007)

Richard I. Morimoto, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology; Professor of Molecular Biosciences; Director, Rice Institute for Biomedical Research, Northwestern University; and a CBC Scientific Director; Recipient of American Cancer Society Faculty Research Award (1987); Dreyfus Distinguished Young Faculty Award (1982); NIH Merit Award (2000, 2011); Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1998); Huntington Disease Society of America, Award for Excellence in Medicine (2005)


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2009

7th Annual CBC Symposium

The Biology of Non-Coding RNAs: Old Molecules, New Actions


Richard CARTHEW, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Owen L. Coon Professor of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University

Jennifer DOUDNA, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, University of California Berkeley; Recipient of the Johnson Foundation Prize for innovative research, the National Academy of Sciences Award for initiatives in research, the Alan T. Waterman Award from the National Science Foundation, and the Eli Lilley Award in Biological Chemistry from the American Chemical Society

Manyuan LONG, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Edna K. Papazian Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago

Alexander MANKIN, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, University of Illinois at Chicago

John RINN, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology, Harvard Medical School; Recipient of Damon Runyon Cancer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (2005), Smith Family Foundation Fellow and Damon Runyon Cancer Foundation Innovation Fellow (2009)

Gisela STORZ, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Deputy Chief of the Cell Biology and Metabolism Program, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


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2008

6th Annual CBC Symposium

Frontiers in Molecular Imaging: From Promise to Practice


Robert S. BALABAN, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Scientific Director of the Division of Intramural Research (DIR) at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Chin-Tu CHEN, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor of Radiology, The University of Chicago

Christopher CONTAG, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Departments of Pediatrics, Radiology and Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University; Recipient of the Society for Molecular Imaging Achievement Award (2006)

Thomas MEADE, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University; Recipient of many awwards including llinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO) iCON Innovator Award (2009), Fellow of the American Chemical Society (2011) and Fellow of the World Molecular Imaging Society (2012)

Michael E. PHELPS, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Norton Simon Professor of Molecular & Medical Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles; Recipient of multiple accolades including the Enrico Fermi Presidential Award presented by President Clinton

Keith THULBORN, MD, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor of Radiology, Physiology, and Biosphysics; Director of the Center for MR Research; University of Illinois at Chicago


 

2007

5th Annual CBC Symposium

Where Science Goes Next: Translation of Basic Discovery for Human Health


Speakers:

Anna Barker, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor and Director, Transformative Healthcare Networks; Co-Director, Complex Adaptive Systems Network, Arizona State University; Former Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and as the Deputy Director for Strategic Scientific Initiatives; Recipient of the The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research (2009)

John Kessler, MD   ▸ Lab Link
Ken and Ruth Davee Professor of Stem Cell Biology, Professor in Neurology, Ken and Ruth Davee Department and Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry, Northwestern University

Mark Ratain, MD   ▸ Lab Link
Leon O. Jacobson Professor of Medicine; Director, Center for Personalized Therapeutics; Associate Director for Clinical Sciences, Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of Chicago

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Gary Gordon, MD, PhD (Abbott)

Michael Flavin, PhD (Advanced Life Sciences)

Norbert Riedel, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
President and Chief Executive Officer of Naurex, Inc.; Member of the Illinois Innovation Council; Member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO); Former Corporate Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Baxter International Inc.

Michael Rosen   ▸ Lab Link
Senior Vice President, New Business Development, Science & Technology Group, Forest City Enterprises, Inc.

Mark Weinberg, MD (Takeda)


 

2006

4th Annual CBC Symposium

Infrastructures for Systems Biology


Ken Buetow, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Director, Computational Science and Informatics Core Program, Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative, Arizona State University; Former Director of the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology; Recipient of The Editor’s Choice Award from Bio-IT World (2008)

Leroy Hood, MD, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
President, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, Washington; Recipient of many accolades including Lasker Award (1987), Kyoto Prize (2002) and National Medal of Science (2011)

Kevin White, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
James and Karen Frank Family Professor, Department of Human Genetics and Department of Ecology & Evolution, The University of Chicago; Director, Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory; Pritzker Fellow, The University of Chicago and the Pritzker School of Medicine


 

2005

3rd Annual CBC Symposium

Proteomics and Informatics


Richard CARTHEW, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Owen L. Coon Professor of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University

Aaron Ciechanover, MD   ▸ Lab Link
Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2004); Distinguished Professor at the Rappaport Family Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences at the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology), Haifa; Visiting professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2002-2003)


 

2002

1st Annual CBC Symposium

The New Biology: Technological Innovations Applied to Health and Disease


Robert Grossman, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor of Medicine (Section of Genetic Medicine); Director of Informatics, Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology; Chief Research Informatics Officer for the Division of the Biological Sciences at the University of Chicago; Senior Fellow, Computation Institute at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory; Former Professor of Math and Director, Laboratory for Advanced Computing, University of Illinois at Chicago

Andrzej Joachiemiak, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Director, Structural Biology Center, Argonne National Laboratory (ANL); Senior Fellow, Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, The University of Chicago; Associate Adjunct Professor, Northwestern University

Thomas MEADE, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University; Recipient of many awwards including llinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO) iCON Innovator Award (2009), Fellow of the American Chemical Society (2011) and Fellow of the World Molecular Imaging Society (2012)

Milan Mrksich, PhD   ▸ Lab Link
Henry Wade Rogers Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry and Cell and Molecular Biology, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University; Former Professor of Chemistry, The University of Chicago; Recipient of many awards including Searle Scholar Award (1996-1999), Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award (1996-2001), Sloan Research Fellow (2000), Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (2000), ACS Arthur C. Cope Young Scholar Award (2003), Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2005) and Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (2013)

Janet Rowley, MD   ▸ Lab Link
Blum-Riese Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine, The University of Chicago; Recipient of many accolades including Lasker Award and National Medal of Science (1998), Gruber Prize in Genetics and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2009)