Fawcett Lecture Series

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Date: March 26 - 27, 2020 
Location: TMEC Walter Amphitheater, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115                            This event is open to the public

Dr. Don W. Fawcett, a pioneer in cell biology, received his A.B. degree cum laude (1938) and an M.D. degree (1942) from Harvard University and Harvard Medical School. He chaired HMS’s Department of Anatomy (precursor to the Department of Cell Biology) from 1960 until his retirement in 1982. Considered one of the foremost leaders and a founder of the field of cell biology, Dr. Fawcett also co-founded the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and became its first president.

This year's Fawcett Lecture Series features:

Dirk Görlich, PhD
Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry 

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Lecture: 3:30-4:30 pm
Reception: TMEC Atrium

Friday, March 27, 2020
Lecture: 3:30-4:30 pm

Host: Tom Rapoport, PhD, HHMI
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