October 15, 2019
The Watanabe Symposium honors the late August “Gus” Watanabe, a renowned physician, researcher and professor who led research and development at Eli Lilly and Company for nearly a decade, and who was a pioneer in the study of the cellular mechanics of the heart. IN 1994, Watanabe assumed the role as President of Lilly Research Laboratories and is responsible for launching eleven new and pivotal pharmaceutical products.
Invited speakers this year:
R. Graham Cooks, Purdue University
Jirong Lu, BioTechnology Discovery Research; Eli Lilly and Company
Tom Muir, Princeton University
Jackie Papkoff, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer – Microbiome; Assembly Biosciences
Michael Sofia, Chief Scientific Officer; Arbutus Biopharma