The Science Behind the Stars

The Annual Signature Event of the Museum of Science

about the event

Ioannis N. Miaoulis, president and director, and Howard Messing, chairman of the board, invite you to celebrate the 5th annual

The Science Behind the Stars The Annual Signature Event of the Museum of Science

  • Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    • 6:00 pm
      • Reception and
      • Hall of Human Life
      • viewing
    • 7:15 pm
  • We’ve returned to our home at the Museum of Science, Boston!

RSVP by April 14

The guest list will be kept at registration. No tickets will be sent in advance. Business or cocktail attire. Complimentary parking.

Join us to show your support for Boston’s beloved Museum of Science and help us honor our 2014 Star of STEM, Biogen Idec and The Biogen Idec Foundation, with George Scangos, PhD, CEO of Biogen Idec, accepting. The stars of the evening, Biogen Idec and The Biogen Idec Foundation, are leading the way in helping the Museum of Science and other institutions educate the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Celebrate the success of our Hall of Human Life with a private viewing of our newest permanent exhibit that explores health and human biology from a revolutionary perspective, and enjoy a lively evening of dinner, interactivity, and entertainment.

Honorary Co-Chairs

  • Amy and Joshua Boger
  • Belinda and Henri Termeer

Host Committee*

  • Brenda and Stephane Bancel
  • Christine and Steven Bellon
  • Nonnie and Rick Burnes
  • Alexis Borisy and Lia Meisinger
  • Priscilla H. Douglas
  • Bill and Gail Fine WCVB-TV
  • Jonathan and Amy Fleming
  • Kim and Jim Goldinger
  • Karen and Gary Gregg
  • Paul Guzzi Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
  • Ann and Edwin Kania
  • Maria and Wes Kussmaul
  • Alistair and Sharon Lowe
  • James and Susan McGlennon
  • Colleen and Howard Messing
  • Daniel McIntyre, Biogen Idec
  • Elizabeth and Stuart Moore
  • Lori and Gregory O’Shaughnessy
  • Larry and Carolyn Rasky, Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, Inc.
  • Gene and Abby Record
  • James Rooney
  • Dusty S. Rhodes
  • George Sakellaris and Cathy Papoulias-Sakellaris
  • Ken and Carol Vash Spritz
  • Jane and Payson Swaffield
  • Susan and Michael Thonis
  • Fred and Antonia von Gottberg
  • Margaret and Jim Wade
  • Lisa and David Walker
* Last updated March 26, 2014.

Presented by:

Galactic Sponsors

  • Biogen Idec
  • Amy and Joshua Boger
  • Belinda and Henri Termeer
  • Gwill York and Paul Maeder

Solar Sponsors

  • Nonnie and Rick Burnes
  • Cabot Corporation
  • DTZ, a UGL company
  • Eaton Vance Corporation
  • Fish & Richardson P.C.
  • Genzyme, a Sanofi company
  • Ann and Edwin Kania
  • Kurt and Therese Melden
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Laura D. Mateo
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
  • Moderna Therapeutics Inc.
  • Elizabeth and Stuart Moore
  • Laura Barker Morse and Elizabeth G. Riley
  • William and Helen Pounds
  • Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, Inc.
  • Gene and Abby Record
  • Fredericka and Howard Stevenson
  • Susan and Michael Thonis
  • Margaret and Jim Wade

Planetary Sponsors

  • AGC Partners
  • BioMed Realty
  • Brimstone Consulting Group, LLC
  • Jane and John Bradley
  • The Edmund & Betsy Cabot Charitable Foundation
  • Dozier and Sandy Gardner
  • Rick and Zeina Grinnell and Adrian Ketri and Rudina Seseri
  • Daphne and George Hatsopoulos
  • HUB International
  • Jane and Neil Pappalardo
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • George Sakellaris and Cathy Papoulias-Sakellaris

Lunar Sponsors

  • Allen & Gerritsen
  • Amgen Inc.
  • Aqueduct Technologies
  • Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management
  • Christine and Steven Bellon
  • The Boston Foundation
  • Boston Properties
  • Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • Brit d'Arbeloff
  • Gretchen S. Fish
  • Kim and Jim Goldinger
  • Galen and Patricia Ho
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Tamara and Fred Ledley
  • Alistair and Sharon Lowe
  • Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
  • Lynne and Neal Miller
  • Mystic Scenic Studios Inc.
  • NFP
  • Peterson Party Center
  • PHDouglas & Associates
  • Herman and Joan Suit
  • Elise and Neil Wallace
  • W.B. Mason
  • WCVB-TV
  • Wolfgang Puck Catering
Last updated April 22, 2014.

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