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Eleventh Postdoctoral Research Symposium

05/31/17

The Jefferson Postdoctoral Association and the Jefferson College of Biomedical Sciences (JCBS) Office of Postdoctoral Affairs hosted the 11th Jefferson Postdoctoral Research Symposium (PRS) on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

The Keynote Speaker for the 2017 PRS was Dr. William Kaelin, Professor of the Department of Medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School,  and Associate Director, Basic Science, for the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. He obtained his undergraduate and MD degrees from Duke University and completed his training in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he served as chief medical resident. He was a clinical fellow in Medical Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, during which time he was a McDonnell Scholar.

Dr. Kaelin is a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Institute of Medicine (IOM). In 2016, Dr. Kaelin was awarded the prestigious Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. Dr. Kaelin is the former postdoc mentor of Dr. Haifeng Yang,  Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology,  Anatomy and Cell Biology, Thomas Jefferson University. We encourage you to learn more about Dr. Kaelin and his lab's research.