The 2017 Double Helix Medals were presented on November 15 to Tom Brokaw, journalist and spokesperson for Multiple Myeloma Research and Helen Ann and Charles Dolan, advocates for cancer research.
Thanks to the leadership of the event and an anonymous donor who has matched the proceeds, CSHL raised more than $4.5 million that night. We applaud event chairmen: Jamie Nicholls & O. Francis Biondi; Mr. & Mrs. Stephen B. Burke; Kate Medina & Leo Guthart; Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Lindsay; Mr. Thomas M. Rutledge; Mr. Joshua Sapan; Mr. & Mrs. Paul Taubman; and Charles B. Wang & Nancy Li.
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. Home to eight Nobel Prize winners, the private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. The Meetings & Courses Program annually hosts more than 12,000 scientists. The Laboratory’s education arm also includes an academic publishing house, a graduate school and the DNA Learning Center with programs for middle and high school students and teachers. For more information, visit www.cshl.edu