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UCLA Annual Switzer Prize and Lecture

Type: Event
Start Date: December 13, 2018 12:00 PM
End Date: December 13, 2018 01:00 PM
Location: Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium, UCLA
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Talk title: “mTOR and Lysosomes in Growth Control”

David M. Sabatini, MD, PhD
Member, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology, MIT
Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute
Member, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT 
American Cancer Society Research Professor

David Sabatini, a pioneering MIT biologist and associate director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, will deliver the 2018 Switzer Prize lecture and accept our medical school’s annual award for excellence in basic science research on December 13, 2018 at 12:00 noon in the Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium.

Dr. Sabatini’s discoveries of mechanisms that regulate cell growth have spurred the development of new classes of drugs with exciting potential to treat cancer and other diseases. 

Visit the Switzer Prize website at https://medschool.ucla.edu/switzer-prize.

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