Barnett Institute 50th Anniversary and Karger Medal Celebration

Save the date!

Join us for a special event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Barnett Institute for Chemical and Biological Analysis and the 2024 recipient of the Karger Medal.  

Friday, May 10, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. *
EXP Building, 8th Floor, Northeastern University

Program and registration coming soon!

  • Hear from past and current leaders of the Barnett Institute as they share exciting research and new developments taking place and what’s in store for the future.
  • Attend the distinguished lecture from this year’s Karger Medal winner
  • Tour EXP, Northeastern’s brand new state-of-the-art teaching and research facility
  • Connect and network with industry leaders, peers, and colleagues

*Timing subject to change.

Agenda
Program and timing subject to change.

10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Morning Program – 50th Anniversary

  • Hazel Sive, PhD, Dean, College of Science, Northeastern University
  • Barry L. Karger, Founding Director, Barnett Institute of Chemical & Biological Analysis
  • James L. Waters Chair and Distinguished Professor Emeritus
  • Olga Vitek, PhD, Director, Barnett Institute for Chemical & Biological Analysis, Raymond Bradford Bradstreet Professor, Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University
  • Jonathan Bones, PhD, Principal Investigator, Characterization and Comparability Group, NIBRT
  • David Luzzi, Senior Vice Provost of Research

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and optional tour of EXP

1:30 – 5:15 p.m.

Afternoon Program – 50th Anniversary & Karger Medal Celebration

  • Rohin Mhatre, EVP & Chief Technical Operations Officer, FogPharma
  • Jared Auclair, PhD, Interim Dean, College of Professional Studies, Vice Provost Research Economic Development, Director of Bioinnovation, Northeastern University
  • Nikolai Slavov, Director, Single-Cell Proteomics Center, Associate Professor, Bioengineering, Northeastern University
  • Jenny Van Eyk, Professor and Director, Basic Science Research in the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai
Dr. Jenny Van Eyk

2024 Karger Medal Recipient

Dr. Jenny Van Eyk

Professor and Director, Basic Science Research in the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai

Dr. Van Eyk was awarded the Karger Medal for outstanding contributions of clinically robust experimental workflows, and of understanding of the molecular mechanism underlying diseases and treatment therapies.

Featured Speakers

Hazel Sive, PhD

Dean, College of Science

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Barry Karger

Barry L. Karger, PhD

Founding Director, Barnett Institute of Chemical & Biological Analysis
James L. Waters Chair and Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Olga Vitek

Olga Vitek, PhD

Director, Barnett Institute for Chemical & Biological Analysis
Raymond Bradford Bradstreet Professor,
Khoury College of Computer Sciences

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Jared Auclair

Jared Auclair, PhD

Interim Dean, College of Professional Studies
Vice Provost Research Economic Development
Director of Bioinnovation

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Dr. Jenny Van Eyk

Dr. Jenny Van Eyk

Professor and Director,
Basic Science Research in the Barbra Streisand
Women’s Heart Center Cardiology

Cedars-Sinai
Los Angeles, CA

Nikolai Slavov

Nikolai Slavov, PhD

Associate Professor, Bioengineering
Director, Single-Cell Proteomics Center

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Jonathan Bones

Jonathan Bones, PhD

Principal Investigator,
Characterization and Comparability Group

NIBRT
Dublin, Ireland

Rohin Mhatre

Rohin Mhatre, PhD

EVP & Chief Technical Operations Officer

FogPharma
Cambridge, MA