Happy 46th birthday, Sanford Burnham Prebys
Sanford Burnham Prebys hosted a celebration to honor the anniversary of the Institute’s founding. More than 200 scientists, students and staff gathered to commemorate 46 years of world-class biomedical research.
“I’ve seen the Institute grow from just five employees to the more than five hundred we have today,” said Professor José Luis Millán, Ph.D., who emceed the event. Millán joined the Institute in 1977, just one year after its founding. “What is important for [the Institute] now, as we reach middle age, is to reflect on our successes as we move forward into the next decades of our life.”
Longtime supporters of the Institute also attended to express their gratitude to the employees. They included Malin Burnham, Nina Fishman, and Debbie Turner, partner of the late Conrad Prebys.
“All of you are a part of the family, and that is what I have enjoyed as much as anything in my 40 years with this organization,” said Burnham during his comments. “I want to thank each and every one of you for being a part of this organization.”