Elizabeth W. Jones Memorial Symposium-Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Elizabeth W. Jones Memorial Symposium

Elizabeth W. Jones, Ph.D.
Dr. Frederick A. Schwertz Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences, University Professor & Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
Memorial Symposium

The symposium honors Beth Jones, an accomplished geneticist and pioneer of lab-based undergraduate education in the biological sciences at Carnegie Mellon. This event convenes nationally recognized leaders whose scientific and educational pursuits have been inspired in large part by Jones.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Symposium
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Reception

Carnegie Mellon University
University Center, Rangos 1, 2 and 3

Distinguished Speakers
Aaron P. Mitchell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon
Peter J. Bruns, Ph.D.
Vice President, Grants and Special Programs, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Christine Guthrie, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco
David Botstein, Ph.D.
Director, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
Anthony B. Evnin Professor of Genomics, Princeton University

University Center, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact: Jennifer Sciullo at 412.268.1810 with questions

A block of rooms has been reserved at:

The Holiday Inn Select
100 Lytton Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213, 412-682-6200.

Inquire about the "Jones Memorial Symposium" block rate.

Contributions may be made in Jones’ memory to Carnegie Mellon University, P.O. Box 371525,
Pittsburgh, PA 15251-7525. Please write “Elizabeth W. Jones Memorial Fund” in the check’s memo.

 

Contact: 

Jocelyn Duffy                        
412-268-9982                        
jhduffy@andrew.cmu.edu

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