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Affiliate Event: Jaxtaposition – Forum for Discovery

Forum for Discovery

Presented by The Jackson Laboratory

Join us for the Laboratory’s annual Forum for Discovery where we celebrate you, our great supporters, and provide updates on cutting-edge research. JAX leadership and faculty will discuss how evolving science and technology, as well as learnings from the past year, are preparing us for a healthier future.

With your support and our expertise, we can change the future of human health – together.

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Schedule of Events

Welcome & Introductions

1:00 p.m.                     
S. Catherine Longley, J.D., Executive VP and COO 

State of the Laboratory
Edison Liu, M.D., President and CEO           

Genetic Engineering

1:30 p.m.                       
Edison Liu, M.D.,
Albert Cheng, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Derya Unutmaz, M.D., Professor


2:15 p.m.

How Today’s Science is Preparing for Tomorrow

2:20 p.m.                       
Edison Liu, M.D.,
Mark Adams, Ph.D., Deputy Director, JAX Genomic Medicine
Professor and Director, Clinical Diagnostic Research
Derya Unutmaz, M.D., Professor
Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D., F.MedSci, FAAHMS, Scientific Director

Event Concludes

3:30 p.m.



July 15, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm