Cocktail Reception and Dinner Awards Ceremony

Honoring the Szent-Györgyi Prize Winners

Saturday, October 30, 2021 | (Black Tie Optional)

Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress for Cancer Research | nfcr.org

Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D.

Susan Band Horwitz, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor Emerita,
Dept. of Molecular Pharmacology,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
2020 Prize Winner

Mark M Davis, Ph. D.

Mark M. Davis, Ph. D.
Professor of Microbiology &
Immunology, Stanford University
School of Medicine
2021 Prize Co-Winner

Tak W Mak, Ph.D.

Tak W. Mak, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Princess
Margaret Cancer Centre
& Professor, University of Toronto
2021 Prize Co-Winner

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Cocktail Reception

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Dinner Awards Ceremony

*Speakers subject to change

Moment of Silence

Welcome Remarks by Sujuan Ba, Ph.D.

President and CEO, National Foundation for Cancer Research

Remarks by Steve Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair of the 2020 Szent-Györgyi Prize Selection Committee 

Chief, Surgery Branch, NCI

Prize Presentations to 2020 Szent-Györgyi Prize Winner

Susan Horwitz, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor Emerita, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Remarks by Susan Horwitz, Ph.D.

Introducing 2021 Winners as Chair of the 2021 Szent-Györgyi Prize Selection Committee

Prize Presentations to 2021 Szent-Györgyi Prize Winners

Mark Davis, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Tak Mak, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre; University Professor, University of Toronto

Brief Award Presentation by Dr. Susan Horwitz

Brief Award Presentation by Dr. Mark Davis and Dr. Tak Mak

Acknowledgment & Closing Remarks by Dr. Sujuan Ba

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