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City Club Presents Speaker on Cancer Research

Jerry Lee, chief science and innovation officer at the Ellison Institute, will be the featured speaker at the May 16 dinner meeting of the San Marino City Club. Lee will present how his work as an engineer has shaped cancer research over the past two decades. He will also discuss how advances in sequencing the human genome and supporting multidisciplinary projects have resulted in innovations in cancer care and highlight what to expect in the future generation of interdisciplinary scientists.
At the Ellison Institute, Lee provides leadership, guidance, vision and development of research capabilities for executing the Institute’s research projects, and will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating scientific direction, projects, and funding to sustain high-impact programs in support of a bold vision to transform cancer research in the 21st century.
Lee is also an associate professor of clinical medicine, chemical engineering and material sciences, and quantitative and computational biology at the University of Southern California. Lee earned his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and doctorate degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
The welcome reception will open at 5:45 p.m. and the dinner meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Mill (“El Molino Viejo”) located at 1120 Old Mill Road in San Marino City Club. Members and guests must register at sanmarinocityclub.org. Tickets are $30 per individual to be paid at the door.


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