Day 1
November 20, 2019

9:00 am              WELCOME
 

Rita Colwell, PhD
President, Rosalind Franklin Society
Mary Ann Liebert
Founder, Rosalind Franklin Society

 

Susan Hockfield, PhD
Past President
MIT

   McNulty Foundation
 

Anne McNulty
Co-Founder & President
McNulty Foundation

Paul Angiolillo, PhD
Saint Joseph's University
McNulty Foundation Program

Teresa Boyer, EdD
Villanova University
McNulty Foundation

Kelle Cruz, PhD
Hunter College
McNulty Foundation Program

  Jennifer Shieh, PhD

Chief Scientist & Sr. Technology Policy Advisor
White House Office of Science & Technology Policy,
        Investment and innovation
US Small Business Administration

 11:15 am - 11:30 am        BREAK

  National Academy of Science,
Science & Entertainment Exchange
 

Ann Merchant
Deputy Executive Director

  Tracy Richmond McKnight, PhD
Valerion Therapeutics, LLC
UCSF

 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm LUNCH

  Awards
 

Reshma Shetty, PhD
Founder, Ginkgo Bioworks;
Rosalind Franklin Award

Ellen Foxman, PhD, MD
Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine & Immunobiology;
Levine Lab Laureate Award
Yale University

Ritu Raman, PhD
Engineer, Writer & Educator, MIT;
Sartorius & Science Prize for Regenerative
        Medicine & Cell Therapy
Founder, WisDM

  Lyda Hill Philanthropies

  Cigall Kadoch, PhD

CEO, Foghorn Therapeutics
Professor, Dana-Farber & Broad Institute

 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm BREAK

 

Rhonda Davis
Head of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Office of the Director National Science Foundation

Chris Dwan
Independent Consultant
for the life sciences

Erin O’Shea, PhD
President
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD
CEO
American Association for Cancer Research

Rachel Green, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Department of Biology
Johns Hopkins University

 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Wistar Reception & Presentation
 

Kathrin Jansen, PhD
SVP, Vaccine and Research Development
Pfizer


Day 2

November 21, 2019

 8:45 am  WELCOME and RECAP

 

Shirley Malcom, PhD
Head of Education and Human Resources Programs
AAAS; SEA Change

Seema Kumar
V.P. Innovation, Global Health & Policy Communications
J & J

Deanna Church, PhD
Sr. Director, Mammalian Applications
Inscripta

Stephen Ekker, PhD
Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Mayo Clinic

 10:30 am – 10:45 am BREAK

 

Susan Solomon
CEO & Founder
New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute

Beth Shelton
Executive Director
Girl Scouts of Iowa

George Thibault, MD
Past President
Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

Alex Helman, PhD
Associate Program Officer
National Academy of Sciences

 1:15 pm CLOSING AND LUNCH