Bioscience Symposium Schedule for 2019

Thursday, April 11, Cole Assembly Room, Converse Hall

3 p.m. Introductory remarks by George Carmany 62. Carmany is an investor in health care in Boston, the former chairman of the Tufts Medical Center and a member of the Advisory Committee on Education at the Harvard Medical School. Carmany and Gerald Fink ’62 are the co-founders of the Fink Symposium.

3:10 p.m. What Can One Do With a Medical Degree? presented by James Stoller '75.

3:40 p.m.  Panel Discussion with Marc Pohl '62, Elena Boley '92, Jack Angiolillo '08 and Laboni Hoque '19.

4:30 p.m. Break and reception in Converse Hall lobby.

4:40 p.m. Talk by Mary Gehring, member of The Whitehead Institute, and associate professor of Biology at MIT.

5:20 p.m. Panel Discussion with Dean Richard Aronson '69, Andrew Balder '75, Thierry Pauyo '05 and Natalie Braun '19.

6:20 p.m. All depart for the Lewis Sebring Dining Commons.

6:30 p.m. Reception and Dinner - Lewis-Sebring Commons at Valentine Hall.

7:45 p.m. Eugenics, Race and Vaccines - How Scientific Discovery is Translated into Public Policy with keynote speaker Shirley Tilghmann, Amherst College Trustee, professor of molecular biology and public policy, and president emerita of Princeton University.

8:15 p.m. Q & A Session

9 p.m. Event Concludes