Elaine Fuchs is renowned for her research in skin biology, its stem cells and associated genetic disorders, particularly cancers. She is an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development at The Rockefeller University.

Dr. Fuchs’ awards and honors include the US National Medal of Science, L’Oreal-UNESCO Award, Albany Prize in Medicine, March of Dimes Prize, International Pezcoller Award in Cancer Research, EB Wilson Award in Cell Biology, Vanderbilt Prize, AACR Clowes Award, ISSCR McEwen Award for Innovation in Stem Cell Research, and the Canada Gairdner International Award. She is an honorary member of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Medicine, American Philosophical Society, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and the Royal Society.

​​This event was moderated by Sophie Paczesny, MD, PhD. Dr. Paczesny is Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology as well as Co-Leader of the Cancer Immunology Program at the Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Paczesny serves on the ASCI Council, is Chair of the ASCI Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Committee, and Co-Chair of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Immunobiology working group.

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