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Eric Lander, Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, introduced by Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman at Google

Special Guest Speaker Eric Lander, Founding Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, introduced by Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman at Google
Eric Lander is President and Founding Director of the Broad Institute. Over the past 15 years, Eric and colleagues have developed many of the key tools and informational resources of modern mammalian genomics. They have developed new analytical and laboratory techniques that have been applied to a wide range of common diseases.
A recipient of numerous honors and awards, Eric has been appointed by President Obama to co-chair the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. He is professor of biology at MIT and professor of systems biology at Harvard Medical School.
Eric earned his B.A. in mathematics from Princeton University (1978) and his Ph.D. in mathematics from Oxford University (1981) as a Rhodes Scholar.

Details

When:

Tuesday, February 10, 2015. 05:30 PM

Where:

Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center

Sponsor:

Office of the Dean
deansoffice_som@stanford.edu

Admission:

This lecture is free and open to the Stanford community. Preregistration is required. Seating is first come, first served. Please arrive early to reserve your seat.