20th annual golf tournament raises nearly $300,000 for research and education at CSHL

Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. - On June 11th 180 golfers took to the greens on a beautiful day at Piping Rock Club for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)’s 20th annual golf tournament.

Run by golf chairman, Eddie Chernoff, the event featured a morning and afternoon shotgun start and a live auction that raised over $40,000. The outing itself brought in almost $300,000.

At the awards dinner, Dr. Bruce Stillman, President and CEO of CSHL, introduced the event’s honoree, Paul Amoruso. Paul is the Managing Director of Oxford & Simpson Realty Services as well as a member of CSHL’s Corporate Advisory Board and a longtime supporter of the annual tournament. Paul is also on the advisory board of the Broad Hollow Bioscience Park, a trustee of Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation, the Tilles Center Energeia Partnership, The Nassau County Council of Economic Oversees and is the co-founder of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society.

Stillman-AmorusoCSHL President and CEO Dr. Bruce Stillman with honoree Paul Amoruso

chernoff-amorusoGolf tournament chairman Eddie Chernoff with honoree Paul Amoruso

foursomeGolf foursome l-r: Chris Quick, Chris Giamo, Paul Amoruso, Gregg Carlin

golf-skyGolf tournament attendees enjoy dinner under a beautiful sky at Piping Rock Club

About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is ranked number one in the world by Thomson Reuters for impact of its research in molecular biology and genetics. The Laboratory has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL's multidisciplinary scientific community is more than 600 researchers and technicians strong and its Meetings & Courses program hosts more than 12,000 scientists from around the world each year to its Long Island campus and its China center. Tens of thousands more benefit from the research, reviews, and ideas published in journals and books distributed internationally by CSHL Press. The Laboratory's education arm also includes a graduate school and programs for undergraduates as well as middle and high school students and teachers. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution on the north shore of Long Island. For more information, visit www.cshl.edu.