Welcome to Science Week Fall 2021!
Keynote Speaker Dr. Christopher E. Mason
“A 500-year plan for medicine and technology on Earth, Mars, and Beyond”
November 16 at 9:30 a.m.
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Please watch the recording of the Keynote Speaker Presentation here
About Dr. Christopher E. Mason
Dr. Mason is a Professor of Genomics, Physiology, and Biophysics at Weill Cornell Medicine. He also holds appointments at Tri-Institutional Program on Computational Biology and Medicine (Cornell, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller University), the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center, the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, (BMRI), and is an affiliate fellow of the Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School, affiliate faculty of the Consortium for Space Genetics at Harvard Medical School, and a Core Faculty Member of New York Genome Center (NYGC). He was named as one of the “Brilliant Ten” Scientists by Popular Science, featured as a TEDMED speaker, and called “The Genius of Genetics” by 92Y. He has over 250 peer-reviewed papers and scholarly works that have been featured on the covers of Nature, Science, Cell, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Microbiology, and Neuron, as well as legal briefs cited by the U.S. District Court and U.S. Supreme Court. He is an inventor on four patents, co-founder of five biotechnology start-up companies, and serves as an advisor to 17 others, as well as three non-profits.
Thank you to the Hostos Writing Center for illustrating the Importance of Science for the Future.
Thank you to the Science Week Committee
Prof. Anna Ivanova, Co-Chair
Prof. Soheli Chowdhury, Co-Chair
Prof. Kathleen Delgado, Co-Chair
and the Professors of the Natural Sciences Department
A special thank you to all of the professors who are hosting events, as well as
Iber Poma and David Dos Santos from EdTech
Soldanela Rivera Lopez, Jose Garcia, Tanisha Ramirez from the Office of Communications
Jerry Rosa and Rhonda Smith from the Office of Students Activities