Keystone Symposia 50th Anniversary Website



Fifty Forward

In celebration of our 50th anniversary, Keystone Symposia is embarking on an endowment campaign to ensure our ability to catalyze the cutting-edge in scientific collaboration, innovation & advancement and to support young investigators for generations to come.

Fifty Forward Fund

The Fifty Forward Fund is an unrestricted fund used towards Keystone Symposia’s core mission and initiatives.  This fund allows support for new opportunities, on an annual basis, enabling Keystone Symposia to invest in emerging and cutting-edge topics with the potential to transform research and medicine.


Advancing Diversity in the Biological Sciences Endowment

This fund aims to bolster diversity among the scientific workforce, to build a future where biomedical and biological research encompasses and serves the interests of diverse populations. This fund will support our Fellows program, health disparities workshops and other programming for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. In addition, this fund will support scholarships for UR investigators and those from low-and-middle-income countries to access our meetings.


Emerging Minds Endowment

This fund will invest in our mission to support the next generation of biomedical and life science workforce. This fund will support funding of scholarships for students, postdocs, and early-career investigators to attend our meetings and for career development forums.


Emerging Topics Endowment

This fund will allow Keystone Symposia to invest in holding conferences in new research frontiers that bring together and create nascent scientific communities, allowing us to continue to lead the way in developing programs with cutting-edge topics that hold the promise of tomorrow’s scientific and medical breakthroughs. This fund allows investment in new research areas that hold great promise in revolutionizing science and medicine.

Establish your legacy with a named endowment forever honoring your commitment to science and innovation. Named endowments start at $50K.

Donor Recognition

  • Founding member in our Friends of Keystone Symposia
  • Acknowledged on our website and in our meeting publications
  • Annual status report sharing how your gift was used and the impact it provided
  • Invitation to special events
  • Customized recognition
  • Naming opportunities

Campaign Committee

Many Thanks to our Fifty Forward Campaign Committee Members.  Their advice and guidance is instrumental to our success.

  • Vishva M. Dixit, MD – Chair
  • Edward A. Dennis, PhD
  • Margaret Liu, MD
  • Chris Karp, MD
  • Vicki Sato, PhD

Any additional questions, please contact:

Deanna Haas

Director of Individual Giving

Phone: +1 970-262-2676 | 1-800-253-0685


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