Christopher C. Harris Travel Award Donations

Christopher C. Harris Travel Award for Graduates Students

The Eicosanoid Research Foundation established the Christopher C. Harris Travel Award for Graduate Students in memory of Christopher C. Harris (May 15, 1958 – November 18, 2015).

Mr. Harris was a remarkable organizer, fundraiser, meeting planner and talented entrepreneur.   He had a gift for bringing individuals together and making friends around the world.  He was the exclusive meeting organizer for the very successful international conference on Bioactive Lipids in Cancer, Inflammation and Related Diseases starting in Chicago (2003), San Francisco (2005), Montreal (2007), Cancun (2009), Seattle (2011), San Juan (2013), and Budapest (2015).

The 2017 meeting in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is dedicated in honor of Chris Harris. Friends and colleagues who wish to make a contribution towards the Christopher C. Harris Travel Award for Graduate Students in his memory may do so here:

Memories shared by friends and colleagues of Christopher Harris:

Milda Simonaitis - I am forever grateful to Chris for his patience and generosity. Such a heartbreaking loss to not have him with us anymore.

Fazyl Kechai - I miss you Big Daddy

Keqin Tang and Bill Repaskey - A wonderful friend and colleague who will be dearly missed!!

Richard PhippsChris will be sorely missed. A thoughtful, hard working, smart human being. And, a tough negotiator!

Charles Serhan - Chris's contributions to our field go beyond words. He was a positive force for each meeting and during the year planning for the success of each event. I always enjoyed seeing Chris at the meetings and enjoyed his command of the scene. A great loss for us all.

Yusuf Hannun and Lina Obeid - Chris will always be in our hearts.

Darryl Zeldin - Chris has touched all of us in the eicosanoid research community. He will be greatly missed.

Kenneth V. Honn  - Organizing this meeting was Chris's legacy. We attribute much of its success to him!  He is truly missed.
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