On Monday, January 6th at 7:30 PM, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory President and CEO, Dr. Bruce Stillman, will present and discuss the documentary film, “Jim Allison: Breakthrough” at the Cinema Arts Centre for their Science on Screen film series.
Jim Allison: Breakthrough - Today, Jim Allison is a name to be reckoned with throughout the scientific world — a 2018 Nobel Prize winner for discovering the immune system’s role in defeating cancer — but for decades he waged a lonely struggle against the skepticism of the medical establishment and the resistance of Big Pharma. (USA, 2019, 90 Mins., PG-13, English | Dir. Bill Haney)
Dr. Bruce Stillman is a biochemist and cancer researcher who has served as the Director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) since 1994 and President since 2003. He also served as the Director of its NCI-designated Cancer Center for 25 years from 1992 to 2016. In 2019 he was awarded the prestigious Canada Gairdner International Award.
Program Event Fees: $12 Cinema Arts Centre Members | $17 Public | With Post-film discussion