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Endowed Lectures

The Northwestern Pathology Department is honored to host three endowed lectures each year. These lectures were made possible by generous donations from Northwestern Pathology benefactors. 

The Mayberry Lecture

The Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr. Lecture honors Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr. for his interest in the relationship between chemicals and diseases. The 2023 Mayberry Lectureship belongs to Aviv Regev, PhD, Professor of Biology at MIT

The Rao Lecture

The M. Sambasiva Rao Lecture was established in honor of Professor M. Sambasiva Rao, M.D. for his endearing contributions to surgical pathology service, scholarship, teaching and leadership. The 2023 Rao Lectureship belongs to Tyler Jacks, PhD, the David H. Koch Professor of Biology at MIT. 

The Calandra Lecture

This lecture honors Dr. Joseph C. Calandra, distinguished pathologist and toxicologist. The 2022 Calandra Lectureship has been awarded to Carl Nathan, MD, Dean of Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Chairman of Microbiology and Immunology and R.A. Rees Pritchett Professor of Microbiology. 

To see more about the Calandra Lecture and previous speakers, please click here.

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