President’s Message

Hello MRC/SOT members,

We hope you can join us for our MRC/SOT Spring Annual Meeting, entitled “Emerging Trends in Gene Therapy” on Friday, May 19, 2023 (9:00 am–4:15 pm CDT) at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Mundelein, IL. We look forward to presentations from Dr. Almudena Veiga-Lopez, DVM, PhD (Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Illinois at Chicago), Dr. Muhammad Zeeshan Afzal, PhD (Study Director, Toxicology & Safety Assessment, Labcorp Early Development Laboratories, Inc.), and our Young Investigator Award Presenter, Vicki Mourikes (DVM-PhD Candidate, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). We will also be hosting a trainee poster session for the Victor A. Drill Award and presenting the remainder of our Spring 2023 awards. A special thanks to Tracy Henriques, PhD, DABT (MRC/SOT President-Elect) our Program Chair and organizer of this meeting. Undergraduate/Graduate/Postdoctoral Members—please bring your posters to present during the poster session for a chance to win the Victor A. Drill Poster Award. No prior application is necessary, but be sure to check the poster option when you register!

Please see our Events page for more details.

Kind regards,
Ashley Brinkman, PhD, DABT
MRC/SOT President 2022–2023