• October 29 2007
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  • Associated Persons

    With Dr. Paula Johnson, Chief, Division of Women's Health; Executive Director, Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women's Hospital; Former Women in Science Speaker; Dr. Linda Griffith, SETI Professor of Mechanical and Biological Engineering, Director of the Biotechnology Process Engineering Center at MIT; Dr. Pardis Sabeti, Post-Doctoral fellow, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.


Join us at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel to celebrate the tenth anniversary of this special series. In addition to a seated lunch, the event features presentations by Dr. Linda Griffith and Dr. Pardis Sabeti followed by a discussion moderated by Dr. Paula Johnson.

Guest Hosts

Nonnie Burnes, Susan Whitehead

Guest Speakers

Dr. Linda Griffith: A 2006 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, Dr. Griffith conducts research on biomaterials, tissue engineering, and tools for drug development. She has several patents in commercial development.

Dr. Pardis Sabeti: A Rhodes Scholar and the third woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School summa cum laude, Dr. Sabeti is an expert in the study of recent human evolution and infectious disease.


Dr. Paula Johnson: A cardiologist and pioneer in women's health, Dr. Johnson has built an innovative research, clinical, education, and policy program at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Sponsored by Priscilla and Richard M. Hunt.

Table Sponsors as of October 23

Amy Abrams, Atlas Venture, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Cargill, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Joan T. Cave, Brit d'Arbeloff, Laura DeBonis, Jaishree Deshpande, Flagship Ventures, Eva Ghosh, Helen G. Hauben Foundation, Dr. Paula Johnson, Ann Kania, Pam Lassiter, Joy Lucas, Laura Mateo, Colleen Messing, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., MIT -- Beth Raffeld, Schlumberger-Doll Research, Eleanor Shore, Joan Suit, Susan Whitehead, Amy Winslow, and Gwill York.

Also in This Series

View other presentations in the Women in Science Series.