Each year the recipient(s) of the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize are recognized at a scientific symposium hosted by Harvard Medical School.

October 11, 2023 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm

2023 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Symposium

Celebrating the Transformative Impact of Computer Tools and Databases in Biomedicine

In honor of:
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.

RSVP: https://hms.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_essXm4w7i3OOYh8

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

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, New Research Building
Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston

Open to the Public. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

Past Symposia

October 6, 2022 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm
October 3, 2019 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm
October 4, 2018 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm
October 5, 2017 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm
October 6, 2016 - 1:30pm to 5:30pm
October 1, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm
October 2, 2014 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm
October 3, 2013 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm
September 24, 2012 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm