Events

Allen Frontiers Symposium 2019

The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group is hosting the 2019 Allen Frontiers Symposium at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston on October 16-17, 2019. This two-day event will feature the latest advances from current Frontiers Group awardees, including Allen Discovery Center lead scientists, Allen Distinguished Investigators and AHA-Allen Initiative teams.

The final agenda and keynote speakers will be announced in the coming months. See below for a list of speakers and register for the event.

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10/16/2019 to 10/17/2019

Joseph B. Martin
Conference Center

77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Event Overview

Wednesday, October 16:

  • Registration and breakfast, 8:30-9:00am
  • Welcome and introduction, 9:00am
  • Morning sessions, 9:00am-12:20pm
  • Networking lunch (provided), 12:20-1:30pm
  • Afternoon sessions, 1:30-4:40pm

Thursday, October 17:

  • Registration and breakfast, 8:30-9:00am
  • Welcome and introduction, 9:00am
  • Morning sessions, 9:00am-12:20pm
  • Networking lunch (provided), 12:20-1:30pm
  • Afternoon sessions, 1:30-3:00pm

Speakers

Allen Discovery Center leaders

Michael Levin, Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University
Markus Covert*, Allen Discovery Center at Stanford University
Jay Shendure and Michael Elowitz, Allen Discovery Center at UW Medicine
Christopher Walsh, Allen Discovery Center at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

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Allen Distinguished Investigators

Cardiovascular Extracellular Matrix
Suneel Apte
Jeffrey Holmes

Epigenetics
Fei Chen & Jason Buenrostro
Jan Ellenberg* & Ralf Jungmann
Charles Gersbach

Development & Aging
Steve Horvath
Marc Kirschner

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Nuclear Biophysics
Clodagh O'Shea
Michael Rosen   

Lymphoma
Christian Steidl
Matthias Stephan
David Weinstock & Scott Manalis


Neuroimmunology
Chenghua Gu

 

 

American Heart Association-Allen Initiative in Brain Health and Cognitive Impairment Teams

AHA-Allen Initiative Team at Salk Institute‚Äč, led by Rusty Gage*
AHA-Allen Initiative Team at Stanford University, led by Tony Wyss-Coray
AHA-Allen Initiative Team at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, led by Mukesh K. Jain

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*Cannot attend but team members will present at symposium.