Join us for a Ken Burns Virtual Panel Discussion and Educational Event, on Thursday, May 27 from 4 to 5 pm on OVEE. In partnership with Roswell Park and Western New York STEM Hub, Buffalo Toronto Public Media will host a virtual screening event and panel discussion around the key topics addressed in the Ken Burns and Barak Goodman documentary, “The Gene: An Intimate History.”
The screening will consist of segments from the four hour documentary. Following the screening, a moderated panel discussion featuring Roswell Park experts will highlight Western New York’s signature contributions to the world’s understanding of human genetics. Register for the event by clicking here.
Roswell Park panelists include:
- Richard Hershberger, PhD, MBA, Chief Academic Officer, Division of Educational Affairs (WNY STEM Board Member)
- Irwin Gelman, PhD, Director of Research Integration, Distinguished Professor of Oncology, Department of Cancer Genetics and Genomics
- Richard Koya, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Oncology, Associate Director, Center for Immunotherapy, Director, Vector Development & Production Facility
“The Gene: An Intimate History” Panel Discussion and Educational Event is presented in partnership Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and WNY STEM Hub.