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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Faculty Of Health Sciences

Sharing Speeds Science: Intro to Addgene's Nonprofit Science Model

24/04/2017 14:00

You are cordially invited to a talk by
 
Dr. Joanne Kamens
Executive Director of Addgene
 
Title: Sharing Speeds Science: Intro to Addgene's Nonprofit Science Model (see more info below)
 
The talk will take place on Mon. April 24, at 14:00
Building 38 Room 10 (Life Science Auditorium)
 
Dr. Kamens is hosted by Dr. Lital Alfonta (alfontal@bgu.ac.il )
Looking forward to seeing you there.
 
Further Info:
Dr. Kamens is the Executive Director of Addgene, a mission driven, nonprofit dedicated to helping scientists around the world share useful research reagents and data. Dr. Kamens received her PhD in Genetics from Harvard Medical School then spent 20 years as a researcher and manager in Pharma and for profit Biotech. Dr. Kamens founded the current Boston chapter of the Association for Women in Science. She has helped start and supports many scientist mentoring programs with training and best practices. In 2010, Dr. Kamens received the Catalyst Award from the Science Club for Girls for longstanding dedication to empowering women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics and was named one of PharmaVoice's 100 Most Inspiring Commanders & Chiefs.  
 
Sharing Speeds Science: Intro to Addgene's Nonprofit Science Model
Addgene is a nonprofit organization founded to help scientists share materials and useful data across borders around the world.  Addgene has distributed over 750,000 plasmids to scientists in 85 countries. This movement of samples has influenced fields from Stem Cells to CRISPR and almost everything in between.  Addgene's Executive Director, Joanne Kamens will present on this unique compnay model, what's new with Addgene and about what it is like to be an Addgenie.
 
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Prof. Michal Hershfinkel, PhD
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology
Faculty of Health Sciences
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,
Israel
 

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