Registration Open: 2023 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium

September 05, 2023

Celebrating the Transformative Impact of Computer Tools and Databases in Biomedicine

2:00- 5:30 P.M., Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center

New Research Building, Harvard Medical School

77 Avenue Louis Pasteur 

The 2023 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium honors David J. Lipman, MD Senior Science Advisor for Bioinformatics and Genomics Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

For his vision and generation of computational tools, databases and infrastructure that changed the way biological information can be rapidly and freely exchanged, searched, and analyzed, thus enabling discovery of fundamental biological mechanisms, their alterations in disease, and potential as new therapeutic targets.

Opening Remarks
George Q. Daley, MD, PhD
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard University
Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine

Vamsi Mootha, MD
Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Award Lecture
David J. Lipman, MD

Invited Speakers
Eugene V. Koonin, PhD
Distinguished Investigator, Evolutionary Genomics Group Leader
National Institutes of Health 

Debora Marks, PhD
Professor of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School
Associate Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard 

David C. Page, MD
Member, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute 

Olga Troyanskaya, PhD
Director, Princeton Precision Health
Professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University 
Deputy Director for Genomics, Flatiron Institute’s Center for Computational Biology