Fawcett Lecture Series

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Date: June 4 - 5, 2018 
Location: TMEC 246 - Amphitheater

Dr. Donald Fawcett, a pioneer in Cell Biology, received his A.B. degree cum laude (in 1938) and M.D. degree (in 1942) from Harvard University. Most recognized by his numerous awards, honorary degrees, and offices, Dr. Fawcett became the first President of the American Society for Cell Biology. This year's Fawcett Lecture Series features:

Edith Heard, PhD
Professor at the College de France, Chair of Epigenetics and Cellular Memory, Director of the Unit of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Institut Curie, Paris, France

"The evolutionarily and epigenetic dynamics of X-chromosome inactivation"
Monday, June 4, 2018
Lecture: 3:30 pm
Reception: TMEC Atrium

"Building heterochromatin: chromosome structure meets function on the X chromosome"
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Lecture: 3:30 pm

Host: Danesh Moazed, PhD
Professor of Cell Biology

Previous Fawcett Lectures: http://cellbio.med.harvard.edu/events/fawcett-lecture-series/previous-fawcett-lectures 

Biography of Donald W. Fawcett: http://cellbio.med.harvard.edu/biography-donald-w-fawcett