november, 2017

08nov5:30 pm8:00 pm2017 Champions for Biotechnology Education, 2nd Annual Awards Reception


Event Details

The MassBioEd Foundation annually recognizes an individual, an organization, and a teacher for outstanding advocacy for and contributions to biotechnology education in the region.

 Join us as we recognize

Champions for Biotechnology Education

This event is reception-style, featuring a jazz trio, passed hors d’oeuvres, food stations, and hosted bar.  A silent auction and reception will be followed by a short speaking program during which three honorees will receive their awards.


2017 Awardees:

 Sanofi Genzyme

Dr. Jeffrey Leiden, CEO, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Eric Leigh and David Enos, Gloucester High School

All event proceeds support MassBioEd\’s BioTeach program, which last year provided lab-based training to over 161 teachers from 94 schools, giving over 10,000 Massachusetts high school students a chance to learn new lab lessons in biotechnology. In the 2016-17 school year, 922 students participated in college and career exploration events, receiving first hand experiences and learning about opportunities within industry and higher education.


(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm