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Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

This event in the Turner Concourse is full, but a satellite location will be held at the Homewood campus. The event will be broadcast via live stream at Mudd Hall, Room 26.  Free transportation will be provided from the Turner Concourse location. For more information and to register, please click on the following link:

Click here to register for the Mudd Hall location (Homewood Campus)

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) invites you to attend the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Saturday, October 10, 2015.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Ruha Benjamin, assistant professor, Princeton University and author of People's Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier.  Special guest presenters include Dr. and Mrs. Roland Pattillo, Morehouse College; Dr. John Joseph Strouse, assistant professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and members of the Lacks family. Copies of Dr. Benjamin's book will be offered for sale and guests will have an opportunity to have their book signed.  The 2015 winners of both the Henrietta Lacks Dunbar Health Sciences Scholarship and the Urban Health Institute¹s Henrietta Lacks Memorial Community Award will be announced.


Kelsey Bennett