​​Schedule of Events


MSTP 50th Anniv​ersary Celebration
April 30 - May 2, 2020​
 To register for these events, please see the appropriate quick links on the left side of this page.

THURSDAY, APRIL 30TH

Gala Dinner -
Chase Park Plaza Hotel, Khorassan Ballroom

   6-7:00 PM - Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres
      7:00 PM - Opening Remarks
                       Dr. Wayne Yokoyama, MSTP Director
                       Dr. Roger Perlmutter, Class of 1979
      7:15 PM - Dinner served
      8:15 PM - Keynote address
                       Dr. Roy Vagelos, Founding MSTP Director
      9:00 PM - Function ends

FRIDAY, MAY 1ST

Symposium -
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC)

7:30-8:15 AM - Breakfast in EPNEC 
       
        8:15 AM - Welcome/Introduction
                         Dr. David Perlmutter, Spencer T. and Ann 
                         W. Olin Distinguished Professor &
                         George and Carol Bauer Dean,
                         Washington University School of Medicine
 
8:30-9:00 AM - History/Impact of Program
                          Dr. Wayne Yokoyama & Former Directors                  

   ​9-11:30 AM - Plenary Talks, MSTP Alumni & Students
                        > Dr. Stanley Hazen, Class of 1992
                        > Dr. Michelle Hermiston, Class of 1997
                           
                           --------BREAK--------

                        > Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman, Class of 1980
                        > Ms. Erica Barnell, MSTP Student
                        > Mr. Kow Essuman, MSTP Student

11:30-12:45 PM - Lunch in EPNEC Great Rooms A & B

 12:45-2:35 PM - TED Talks, MSTP Alumni & Students
                        > Dr. Eric Green, Class of 1987
                        > Dr. Warner Greene, Class of 1977
                        > Dr. Corey McCann, Class of 2009
                        > Ms. Lindsey Brier & Mr. Kalyan Tripathy,
                           MSTP Students
                        > Dr. Aimee Payne, Class of 2001
                        > Dr. Ansu Satpathy, Class of 2014

                           --------BREAK--------

 2:45-4:00 PM - Posters presented by MSTP Students
                          EPNEC Great Rooms A & B

                           --------BREAK--------

 4:10-5:00 PM - Keynote Address
                          Dr. Jeffrey Gordon, Robert J. Glaser
                          Distinguished University Professor &
                          Director, Edison Family Center for 
                          Genome Sciences and Systems Biology


Dinner -
​Chase Park Plaza Hotel
Regency Room & Lindell Ballrooms A, B, C & D

​         
    6-10:00 PM - MSTP Reunion-Style Dinners
                         (Ballrooms Grouped by Decades)

SATURDAY, MAY 2ND

​Symposium continued -
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC)

8:30-10:00 AM - Breakfast & Table Talks

   10-11:30 AM - Breakout Sessions
                             (Designate interest on registration form)

                             Future of Science in Medicine
                                > Dr. Andrew Chan, Class of 1986
                                > Ms. Maren Loe & Mr. Justin Porter,
                                    MSTP Students
                                > Dr. Eugene Rubin, Class of 1978

                             Translational Science
                                > Dr. Christine Lovly, Class of 2006
                                > Student Presentation
                                > Dr. Timothy Miller, Class of 1998

                             Beyond Academia
                                > Dr. ShaAvhree Buckman-Garner,
                                    Class of 1999
                                > Dr. Robinna Lorenz, Class of 1990
                                > Dr. James McCarter, Class of 1998

​11:30-1:00 PM - Lunch & Closing Ceremony