Congress 2016

Day 1

Opening Ceremonies

National Anthem sang by Sarah Grace Cain

Shree Bose

Grand Prize Winner, 2011 Google Science Fair

Thomas Marshburn, M.D.

NASA Astronaut

Janelle Tam

Winner, 2012 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada

Chris Nowinski

Founding Executive Director, Concussion Legacy Foundation

Sir Richard Roberts, Ph.D.

Winner, 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Day 2

Amol Punjabi

Winner, Basic Research, 2016 Intel Talent Search

Michael S. Brown, M.D.

Winner, 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Recipient, National Medal of Science

Deborah Bedor, Ph.D.

CEO, College Admission Central

Steve Loflin

Founder and Executive Director, National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Stephen Ray Mitchell, M.D.

Dean for Medical Education, Georgetown University

Larry Hester

Recipient of a Bionic Eye

Olivia Hallisey

Grand Prize Winner, 2015 Google Science Fair

Daniel Amen, M.D.

Founder, Amen Clinics

Paige Brown

Winner, Global Good, 2016 Intel Science Talent Search

U.S. Army Captain Florent Groberg (Ret.)

Recipient, Medal of Honor; Recipient, Purple Heart; Recipient, Bronze Star

Bohdan Pomahac, M.D., and his patient Carmen

Harvard Medical School Professor; Director, Burn and Plastic Surgery Transplantation Centers

Kim Lewis, Ph.D.

University Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University

Jack Andraka

Grand Prize Winner, 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

William A. Gahl, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Director, National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH

Jose Gomez-Marquez

Director for the Innovations in International Health Initiative, MIT

Carmen Blandin Tarleton

Recipient of one of the world’s first full face transplants

Day 3

C. Anderson Engh Jr., M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic

HIP ARTHROPLASTY BROADCAST from The Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic in Arlington, VA

Eric Chen

First Place, 2014 Intel Science Talent Competition; Grand Prize Winner, 2013 Google Science Fair; Grand Prize Winner, 2013 Siemens Competition

Rick Sacra, M.D.

Humanitarian Physician and Ebola Survivor

Bo Eason

Author and Performer, “Runt of the Litter”

J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.

Founder, Chairman, and CEO, J. Craig Venter Institute; CEO, Human Longevity, Inc.

Closing Ceremony