- Organized by
Sonja Billerbeck, Ph.D.Columbia University
Michal Breker, Ph.D.Rockefeller University
Monday September 17, 2018
Participation is by invitation only. All participants must register.
The first Simons Society of Fellows Alumni Symposium will feature a broad look at the application of biological research across fields, including neuroimmunology, plant biology, bacterial engineering, big data and genomics, and medical research.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10th
6:30 PM CONFERENCE DINNER
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11th
8:00 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST 9:00 AM WELCOME | Sonja Billerbeck and Michal Breker 9:15 AM PROGRAM | Michal Schwartz 10:00 AM PROGRAM | Javier Fernandez 10:30 AM BREAK 11:00 AM PROGRAM CONTEXT | Sonja Billerbeck and Michal Breker 11:10 AM PROGRAM | Joe Pickrell 11:40 AM PROGRAM | Eva Billerbeck 12:10 PM PROGRAM | Tal Danino 1:00 PM LUNCH 2:00 PM PROGRAM CONTEXT | Sonja Billerbeck and Michal Breker 2:10 PM PROGRAM | TBD 2:40 PM PROGRAM | June Medford 3:30 PM POSTER SESSION & SNACKS 5:00 PM PROGRAM | Joachim Frank 6:00 PM MEETING CONCLUDES
Air and Train
Group AThe foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference for those in Group A. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
Group BIndividuals in Group B are considered local and will not receive travel or hotel support. Please register at the link above so that we can capture your dietary requirements. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
Personal CarFor participants driving to Manhattan, The Roger Hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage; therefore, it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.
Participants in Group A who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of two nights at The Roger hotel. Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense.
The Roger New York
131 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(between 30th and 31st Streets)
To arrange accommodations, please register at the link above.
For driving directions to The Roger, please click here.
Reimbursement and Travel Policy
Any expenses not directly paid for by the Simons Foundation are subject to reimbursement based on the foundation’s travel policy. An email will be sent within a week following the conclusion of the meeting with further instructions on submitting your expenses via the foundation’s web-based expense reimbursement platform.
Receipts are required for any expenses over $50 USD and are due within 30 days of the conclusion of the meeting. Should you have any questions, please contact Emily Klein.