Brinster Symposium

Dr. Ralph BrinsterIn August 2012, the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Vet sponsored a Penn Symposium in honor of Ralph L. Brinster, VMD, PhD, Richard King Mellon Professor of Reproductive Physiology at Penn Vet, and the more than five decades he has dedicated to research on the manipulation of the mammalian germline.

Often regarded as the father of transgenesis, Dr. Brinster was the first veterinarian to receive the prestigious National Medal of Science. 

Symposium Materials

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Speaker  Video
Dr. Marisa Bartolomei
Dr. Richard Behringer
Dr. Allen Bradley
Dr. Ralph Brinster
Dr. Michael Brown
Dr. Ina Dobrinski
Dr. John Gurdon
Dr. Robert Hammer
Dr. Katerine High
Dr. Rudolf Jaenisch
Dr. Richard Palmiter
Dr. Janet Roussant
Dr. Hans Scholer
Dr. Richard Schultz
 Dr. Takashi Shinohara

Dr. Jamie Thomson
 Dr. Kenneth Zaret