Science Says

Fun Talk about Tough Topics with Trevor Noah

Join us for a special edition of Science Says on Tuesday, March 22, with Trevor Noah who is joining us live! Hutch scientists will have a lively conversation with the comedian and host of "The Daily Show" about increasing access for all to the latest innovative research and care for cancer and COVID-19. Be part of the conversation: ask questions of our experts and Trevor Noah and learn how you can keep you and your loved ones healthy.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Start Time:
9 a.m. PDT
Speaker or Presenter:
Trevor Noah, Drs. Thomas J. Lynch Jr., Michele Andrasik, and Rachel Issaka

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Our special guest

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy® Award-winning "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central. "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" has received numerous Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Variety Talk Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. Trevor is also the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller "Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood," which has received the Thurber Prize for American Humor and two NAACP Image Awards.

Our host

Dr. Thomas J. Lynch Jr.

Dr. Thomas J. Lynch Jr., Fred Hutch president and director, is a lung cancer physician and scientist known around the world for his pioneering role in precision medicine. He joined the Hutch just weeks before the pandemic began and has guided the organization's response with urgency, compassion, and a commitment to sparking scientific solutions — all while advancing the cancer research at the heart of its mission. He holds the Raisbeck Endowed Chair.

Our fearless scientists

Dr. Michele Andrasik

Dr. Michele Andrasik

Dr. Michele Andrasik is director of community engagement for the COVID-19 Prevention Network, which conducts Phase 3 trials for U.S. government-sponsored COVID-19 vaccines and monoclonal antibodies, and for the Hutch-based HIV Vaccine Trials Network. She works to ensure that communities hit hardest by COVID-19 and HIV are adequately represented in vaccine trials and to increase understanding and uptake of approved vaccines.

Dr. Rachel Issaka

Dr. Rachel Issaka

Dr. Rachel Issaka is a gastroenterologist and clinical researcher who has gained national recognition for her work to prevent colorectal cancer deaths — and increase health equity — by developing novel ways to reach, screen, and ensure follow-up for at-risk individuals. Rachel serves as a colorectal cancer advisor to the President’s Cancer Panel and holds the Kathryn Surace-Smith Endowed Chair in Health Equity Research.