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Mar
6
Wed
Faculty Lunch: March 24
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Faculty Lunch: March 24

Featuring Dr. Katherine Uyhazi.

This event is for faculty only.

Mar
13
Wed
3rd Annual Ralph L. Brinster Symposium & Elaine Redding Brinster Prize in Science or Medicine @ Smilow Center for Translational Research
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Elaine Redding Brinster Prize in Science or Medicine recognizes foundational discoveries in the fields of biological science and medicine. The Prize— a medal, a citation, and a monetary award of $100,000—is awarded annually to an individual from any country to recognize their outstanding discovery for its unique impact on biomedicine. 

The Ralph L. Brinster Symposium is an annual scientific symposium, held in conjunction with the Prize, to highlight breakthrough science across the entire spectrum of biomedical research. The Symposium, co-sponsored by the Deans of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine, features presentations from extraordinary scientists who rank among the leaders in their fields.

 

Registration is now open for the for the 3rd Annual Elaine Redding Brinster Prize Ceremony and Ralph L. Brinster Symposium. We hope that you will join us from 9:30am to 5pm on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at the Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research, or by viewing the days events online!

 

The Elaine Redding Brinster Prize in Science or Medicine recognizes foundational discoveries in the fields of biological science and medicine. The Prize is awarded annually to an individual from any country to recognize their outstanding discovery for its unique impact on biomedicine. This year, we are honoring Stuart H. Orkin, MD of the Harvard Medical School for his landmark discoveries of the molecular basis of blood disorders and gene regulatory mechanisms governing blood cell development.

 

Orkin will accept the prize as part of the day-long Ralph L. Brinster Symposium. The symposium will feature eminent speakers from across the biomedical sciences, including Titia de Lange, PhD, Professor and Head of Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics, Director of the Anderson Center for Cancer Research at the Rockefeller University; Carla Shatz, PhD, Sapp Family Provostial Professor, the Catherine Holman Johnson Director of Stanford Bio-X, and Professor of Biology and Neurobiology at Stanford University; Alejandro Sànchez Alvarado, PhD, President and Chief Scientific Officer, the Sánchez Laboratory, Stowers Institute for Medical Research; and Marianne Bronner, PhD, Edward B. Lewis Professor of Biology, Director of the Beckman Institute, Division of Biology and Biological Engineering at the California Institute of Technology.

 

Whether you plan to attend virtually or in person, please register here!

The Elaine Redding Brinster Prize and Ralph L. Brinster Symposium are generously funded by endowments provided by the children of Elaine Redding Brinster and Ralph Brinster.

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Mar
19
Tue
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar

Location: Seminar Room CRB Auditorium

Title:  Bone building Molecular Targets: Lessons from Mechanical Signaling in Skeletal Tissues

Speaker: Alexander Robling, PhD, Indiana University (co-sponsored with PCMD)

Hosted by: Foteini Mourkioti, PhD, and Nat Dyment, PhD, of the IRM Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program.

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff!

2023-2024 Deans’ Distinguished Visiting Professorship
Mar 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2023-2024 Deans' Distinguished Visiting Professorship

The IRM will host Kang I Ko, DMD, DScD, Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, as part of the  2023-2024 Deans’ Distinguished Visiting Professorship on Tuesday, March 19th, 2024.

 

Apr
19
Fri
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: TBD

Title:  TBD

Speaker: Nadeen Chahine, PhD, Columbia University 

Hosted by: Foteini Mourkioti, PhD, and Nat Dyment, PhD, of the IRM Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program.

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff!

May
14
Tue
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar

Location: Seminar Room CRB Auditorium

Title:  Interrogating Osteoclast Biology by Live Cell Imaging Reveals Novel Insight into their Cellular

Speaker: Sarah Dallas, PhD, University of Missouri-Kansas City (co-sponsored with PCMD)

Hosted by: Foteini Mourkioti, PhD, and Nat Dyment, PhD, of the IRM Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program.

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff!

Jun
7
Fri
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar
Jun 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Advances in Musculoskeletal Regeneration Seminar

Location: Seminar Room CRB Auditorium

Title:  Spatial-omics revelations in muscle regeneration and aging

Speaker: Will Wang, PhD, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Hosted by: Foteini Mourkioti, PhD, and Nat Dyment, PhD, of the IRM Musculoskeletal Regeneration Program.

Open to all Penn faculty, postdocs, students, and staff!