The Grand Opening of Our New Facilities

June 23, 2023 - SRF had the Grand Opening of our expanded Research Center in Mountain View, CA. In attendance were local and state dignitaries, members of the SRF Board, SRF senior staff and scientific leads, SRF staff and Education program participants, and a number of distinguished and welcome guests.

From the left:  SRF Director Kevin Dewalt, SRF Chairman Bill Liao, Mayor of Mountain View Alison Hicks, President of the Mountain View CC Peter Katz, SRF CEO Lisa Fabiny-Kiser, CA Assemblymember Marc Berman, District Representative for Senator Josh Becker Saul Miranda, SRF Dir. of Development Maria Entraigues-Abramson, SRF VP of Research Dr. Ravi Jain, SRF  Dir. of Academic Affairs Dr. Emily Lillian Fishman, SRF Dir. of Operations Kelly Boemmel.

On June 23rd, 2023, we proudly unveiled our newly expanded Research Center. The ceremonial ribbon was cut by esteemed guests Mayor Alison Hicks, Peter Katz, the President of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, and Assembly Member Marc Berman, along with SRF Directors, our CEO, and Senior Staff.

As part of the celebration, attendees were invited to explore the state-of-the-art facilities, offering a firsthand look at the groundbreaking scientific programs currently underway at SENS. The tour provided a unique opportunity to delve into our pivotal research aimed at tackling the challenges of aging.

Guests had the chance to engage with our dedicated scientists behind the research, explore the cutting-edge workstations, and gain a deeper understanding of our work. The event also served as a networking platform for longevity, with representatives from innovative biotech and longevity companies from the Bay Area present.

Additionally, SRF Education Program students were available to shed light on the various educational programs offered, further emphasizing the foundation’s commitment to fostering the next generation of biomedical scientists.

Dignitaries in Attendance:

Nicholas Hargis, Field Representative for Congresswoman Ann Eshoo

Alison Hicks, Mayor of Mountain View

Peter Katz, President of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce

Marc Berman, California State Assemblymember

Elise Lester, Field Representative for Assemblymember Berman

Saul Miranda, District Representative for Senator Josh Becker.

Watch a video summary of the event:

Presentations at the podium:

SRF Director of Development, Maria Entraigues-Abramson, kicks off the celebration.

SRF CEO, Lisa Fabiny-Kiser, introducing our attending dignitaries.

Alison Hicks, Mayor of Mountain View, welcomes the gathered crowd.

Marc Berman, California State Assemblymember, presents SRF with a Certificate of Recognition on behalf of California Senator Josh Becker.

Touring the labs:

Dr. Abdelhadi Rebbaa, RepleniSENS Group Lead, gives a tour of the labs.

Dr. Amit Sharma, ApoptoSENS Group Lead, gives a tour of the labs.

Enjoying the celebration:

SRF staff, scholars and guests enjoy conversation and networking as the celebration continues.

For even more, read the Longevity.Technology article covering the event.

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