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salkexcellerators

Gain an inside look at the Institute's latest research by joining the Salkexcellerators.

Salkexcellerators are community members in San Diego and New York City who share a commitment to supporting scientific discovery at Salk. Members receive invitations to private receptions and scientific presentations on the most critical health-related issues of the 21st century.

Salkexcellerators support a special fund that provides an annual fellowship for a talented Salk postdoctoral scholar. Your contribution will lead to new discoveries that will impact generations to come.

Meet this year's Salkexcellerator Fellow Jonathan Nassi.

Salkexcellerators receive invitations to private receptions and scientific presentations highlighting the latest discoveries of our renowned scientists. Please refer to the member benefits page for more information.

La Jolla

Events are held at the Institute.

  • August 23: Symphony at Salk with special guest Matthew Morrison. Salkexcellerators receive discounted tickets of $125 per person. Visit http://symphony.salk.edu/ to learn more.
  • September 17: Members-only dinner at the home of Jeffrey Strauss, chef and owner, of Pamplemousse Grille.
  • October 22: Private reception and scientific presentation with Alan Saghatelian
  • January 28: Private reception and scientific presentation with Terry Sejnowski
  • March 25: Behind-the-scenes lab tour
  • May 20: Private reception and scientific presentation

New York City

Events are held in Manhattan every spring and fall.
September 2014 dates to be announced.

La Jolla

Contributors of $5,000 receive:

  • Private dinner with a Salk faculty member
  • Private lab tour of your choice
  • Recognition as a program sponsor
  • All benefits listed below

Contributors of $2,500:

  • Invitation to attend an exclusive annual dinner at the private residence of Jeffrey Strauss, chef and owner, of Pamplemousse Grille
  • Invitation to a behind-the-scenes lab tour
  • All benefits listed below

Contributors of $1,000:

  • Invitations to multiple receptions and scientific presentations held at the Institute throughout the year featuring Salk scientists and catered by Pamplemousse Grille
  • Inside Salk magazine (3 issues)
  • Recognition in the annual Donor Honor Roll
  • Symphony at Salk special rate tickets

New York City

Contributors of $5,000 receive:

  • Recognition as a program sponsor at events and on the Salkexcellerators website
  • All benefits listed below

Contributors of $2,500:

  • Behind-the-scenes tour of Salk laboratories when visiting the Institute
  • All benefits listed below

Contributors of $500:

  • Invitations to semi-annual receptions and scientific presentations held at the Norwood Club featuring Salk scientists
  • Inside Salk magazine (3 issues)
  • Recognition in the annual Donor Honor Roll

To speak with the program manager, please call (858) 453-4100 ext.1405 or email mshockro@salk.edu. Join now!

Testimonials

I enjoy my interactions with the Salkexcellerators on so many levels. I've met great people —the scientists, post docs and other members — and I've learned an enormous amount because the science is fascinating. Finally, I love knowing that John and I are making a contribution toward the betterment of biomedical science and the lives of people who will benefit from the discoveries at Salk.

~Laing F. Rikkers, VP & Managing Director HealthpointCapital

 

We contribute to Salkexcellerators because we enjoy hearing about the groundbreaking work at the Salk Institute and we are thrilled to support the numerous contributions Salk scientists are making to the advancement of biological and medical science.

~Denise and Mark Drucker, Co-Founder & CEO of IO Semiconductor, Inc.

 

The opportunity to learn about groundbreaking biomedical research directly from world-renowned scientists is incredible and exciting. Being part of the Salkexcellerators piques my own interest in science and supports important Salk discoveries.

~Monica Piepenkotter, Private Wealth Advisor

Megan ShockroTo speak with the program manager, please contact:
Megan Shockro
Director, Annual Giving
Phone: 858 453-4100 ext. 1405
E-mail: mshockro@salk.edu
Join now!


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