Geraldine Seydoux *91 delivers 2018 Kuggie Vallee Distinguished Lecture

Grants, Fellowships and Awards
Posted on January 23, 2018

Peter Howley and Geraldine Seydoux


Geraldine Seydoux *91, Huntington Sheldon Professor in Medical Discovery in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute delivered the 2018 Kuggie Vallee Distinguished Lecture on January 22, 2018 at Princeton.  "In honor of the Foundation’s co-founder, Kuggie Vallee, and in order to inspire young women to continue a career in science, the Vallee Foundation has established a prestigious annual series of Kuggie Vallee Distinguished Lectures.  These Lectures are designed to highlight major successes made by women in the biomedical sciences and will be given at institutions around the world where Vallee Visiting Professors and Young Investigator Awardees are affiliated.  The Kuggie Vallee Distinguished Lecturer will give a public lecture about her own science and, over a period of several days, will meet more informally or in workshops with other faculty at the host institute to talk about women in science and career building."  Pictured are Dr. Seydoux and Peter Howley ‘68, Shattuck Professor of Pathological Anatomy, Harvard Medical School, and President of The Vallee Foundation.