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Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Eleventh Postdoctoral Research Symposium



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.

 

2017 PRS Award Winners

Outstanding Oral Presenters
Dr. Xiaosong He, from the laboratory of Dr. Joseph Tracy
Dr. Valentina Minieri, from the laboratory of Dr. Bruno Calabretta


Outstanding Poster Presenters
Dr. Clare Adams, from the laboratory of Dr. Christine Eischen
Dr. Adam Bartok, from the laboratory of Dr. Gyorgy Hajnockzy
Dr. David Booth, from the laboratory of Dr. Gyorgy Hajnockzy
Dr. Lauren Jablonowski, from the laboratory of Dr. Flemming Forsberg
Dr. Aurore Lebrun, from the laboratory of Dr. Craig Hooper


Outstanding Poster Presenters, Early Discoveries
Dr. Elena Mogilyansky, from the laboratory of Dr. Linda Siracusa
Dr. Patricia Porazzi, from the laboratory of Dr. Bruno Calabretta