The Keynote Speaker for the 2014 PRS will be Dr. Elaine Fuchs, a pioneer of reverse genetics, developer of the field of skin stem cells, and leader in the modernization of dermatology. Dr. Fuchs is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and the Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor in the Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development at The Rockefeller University. Dr. Fuchs' award winning research focuses on skin disease, stem cells, and the underlying bases for inherited human diseases and cancer. It has been said by her Dickson Prize nominator that she is among the most creative scientists worldwide. She is one of the ISI’s most highly cited researchers.
The Distinguished Mentor Award, Friend of the JPA Award, and awards for best oral and poster presentations will be presented immediately following the keynote address.
All are invited to view the posters, attend the talks, and meet the postdoc presenters throughout the day. There will be a reception to close out the event in the lobby of the Hamilton building.
For more information please contact Lisa Kozlowski at the JGSBS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at 215-503-5750 or Lisa.Kozlowski@jefferson.edu, or the PRS Planning Committee.