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Gairdner Symposium


Monday, October 22, 2018 - 15:30 to 18:00


Life Sciences Institute, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Hosted by Dr. Michael Hayden, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia

This free inspiring public lecture will feature:

1. Dr. Christopher Murray
Recipient of the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award 2018
“For ground-breaking work in conceptualizing and quantifying the Global Burden of Disease.”
Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME); Professor of Global Health, University of Washington

2. Prof. Azim Surani
Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award 2018
“For the discovery of mammalian genomic imprinting that causes parent-of-origin specific gene expression and its consequences for development and disease.”
Director of Germline and Epigenetics Research, Wellcome Trust Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute; Marshall-Walton Professor, University of Cambridge

Please see Vancouver Gairdner symposium  for more information.

Please see Gairdner Foundation for more information about the Gairdner Foundation.

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