Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Annual Breakfast 2020
The Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Business Breakfast on Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Join us for our 2020 Annual Business Breakfast will highlight the Chamber’s yearly accomplishments, honor our 2019 Volunteer of the Year - Nettie Kilby - and welcome our keynote speaker - TBD.
NADIA ROSENTHAL, PhD, FMedSci, FAAHMS
Prof Rosenthal uses molecular genetic strategies to investigate mechanisms of development, disease, and tissue regeneration. Her team’s research focuses on the role of growth factors, stem cells and the immune system in the resolution of tissue injury for applications to regenerative medicine, and has led to significant advances in novel cell-based therapies for muscle and heart ageing and disease.
Prof Rosenthal is the Scientific Director of The Jackson Laboratory (Bar Harbor, Maine). She obtained her PhD from Harvard Medical School, where she later directed a biomedical research laboratory, then established and headed the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) campus in Rome. She was Founding Director of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute at Monash University, and was awarded an NHMRC Australia Fellowship. Rosenthal spearheaded the election of Australia to EMBL as its first Associate Member, and founded EMBL Australia as its Scientific Head. Rosenthal is an EMBO member, Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science, and is an NH&MRC Australia Fellow. She also holds a Chair in Cardiovascular Science at Imperial College London.Professor Rosenthal has trained over 70 undergraduate, PhD students and postdoctoral fellows in her laboratory. Her book, Heart Development and Regeneration, is considered the definitive text in the field. She has received numerous awards and honorary doctorates, and chaired advisory boards and committees including the European Research Council. She is a Founding Editor of Disease Models and Mechanisms, Deputy Editor Differentiation and Editor-in-Chief of a Nature Partner Journal, Regenerative Medicine.
Sponsorships are available! Contact Brian Cotlar for more information - 947-0307