CME: 8th Weinman Symposium International Conference on Gene X Environment Interaction

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January 26th, 2017 - January 27th, 2017

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM

The UH Cancer Center is honored to welcome Dr. Randy Schekman, the 2013 Nobel Prize Winner and the 2016 Weinman Award Recipient, along with other distinguished scientists to speak at the 2016 Weinman Symposium, to be held on January 26-27, 2017. The conference will also include a “ Student Q&A Session”. Students and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to bring questions and participate in this opportunity to meet with accomplished scientists.

About Dr. Randy W. Schekman
Randy W. Schekman, Ph.D., is a professor of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California. He shared the 2013 Nobel Prize for “Physiology or Medicine” with James Rothman and Thomas C. Sudhof for their groundbreaking work on cell membrane vesicle trafficking. Dr. Schekman’s research is focused on the process of membrane assembly, vesicular transport, and membrane fusion among organelles of the secretory pathway.

Mentors
Dr. Randy Schekman, the 2013 Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine
Dr. Bruce Beutler, the 2011 Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine
Dr. Tak Mak, Member of the National Academy of Sciences
Dr. Carlo M. Croce, Member of the National Academy of Sciences
Dr. Zhijian “James” Chen, Member of the National Academy of Sciences

*The Hawaiʻi Consortium for Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

RSVP is required for students and postdocs.

Please RSVP to Cathy Zhang at SZhang@cc.hawaii.edu by Thursday, January 19, 2017.

8th Weinman Symposium Flyer

2016 Weinman Symposium Schedule