Special Lecture: "DNA Ends: Just the Beginning" Saturday, July 31
Presenter: Jack Szostak, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Szostak, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2009 for his work on telomere structure and function, will present a special lecture on his research entitled, "DNA Ends: Just the Beginning."
Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation Friday, July 30
Recipient/Presenter: Paul Nurse, Rockefeller University, New York City
The Lifetime Achievement Award honors scientists that have demonstrated a lifetime of extraordinary contributions to the yeast genetics field, and outstanding community service.
Winge-Lindegren Address Saturday, July 31
Presenter: Jasper Rine, University of California, Berkeley
The Winge-Lindegren Address is presented by scientists whose significant contributions and unique perspectives have provided exceptional leadership in the field.
Lee Hartwell Lecture Wednesday, July 28
Presenter: Randy Schekman, University of California, Berkeley
Named in honor of Nobel Laureate Lee Hartwell, this award and lecture is presented by the scientist whose research on yeast genetics has made the most significant impact in the broader areas of biology.
Ira Herskowitz Award Presentation Tuesday, July 27
Recipient/Presenter: Brenda Andrews, University of Toronto
This award is presented to younger scientists whose cutting edge research and technological innovation have made the most significant impact on the field in the last 20 years.<
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Genetics Society of America