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Meet Maine researchers who are leading the search for tomorrow’s cures and educating the next generation of great scientists

October 30, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
University of Southern Maine
Hannaford Hall, 88 Bedford Street, Portland, ME

Please join us for a reception and presentation about The Jackson Laboratory, a Maine based nonprofit biomedical research institute that is improving human health and science education. 

The purpose of the event is to raise funds for the Laboratory’s predoctoral and postdoctoral programs, which are so vital to training tomorrow’s scientists, and to share our excitement about the Laboratory’s contributions to better health through genetics and genomics research.

Tickets are $50 per person with all funds supporting the predoctoral program at The Jackson Laboratory. Students with ID are guests of the host committee. Additional donations are welcome.

Register online or by calling Penny Fox at 1-800-474-9880.

Distinguished Speakers include: 

Thomas Litwin, Ph.D.
Vice President of Education

Gareth Howell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Jennifer Trowbridge, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Plus, hear from individuals who are benefitting from JAX education programs, including University of Southern Maine Student Jennifer Ditano who was a 2013 JAX Summer Student.

Host committee:
Dr. Dorothy Foote and Fredric Williams
Jeff and Margie Geiger
Peter and Marie Gerrity
Whitney Neville Harvey
John and Betsy Kelly
Sam and Nancy Ladd
Tom and Kathleen Reed, M.D.
Peter and Pam Wellin

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