Gairdner Foundation Public Lecture 2013: Scientific journey lecture for young scientists.Export this event to calendar

Friday, October 18, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT


Professor Kim Nasmyth: My scientific journey; a lecture for young scientists.

Professor Kim Nasmyth, 2007 Canada Gairdner International Laureate.

Professor Kim NasmythNOTE: This event is now at capacity. Please consider attending the Gairdner research lecture in the afternoon. To register your interest in having your high school class participate in the lecture and activities next year, please contact Diana Kim at diana.kim@uwaterloo.ca

Intended audience: We recommended this lecture for first- and second-year undergraduate students, high school students, and members of the public.

Let Professor Nasmyth walk you through his personal journey of scientific discovery, career development and award-winning research on how chromosomes are held together. 

Register by Monday, October 14.

Nasmyth's work has been influential in our understanding of cell division and how errors occur that can cause human cancer and other genetic diseases. 

The Gairdner Foundation is dedicated to recognizing the world’s most creative and accomplished biomedical scientists.

Note: This is one of two lectures by Dr. Nasmyth. "Scientific journey lecture for young scientists" focuses on his journey as a scientist. The "Research Lecture" focuses on the specifics of his research. Choose the theme that interests you the most.

Cost 
Free
Location 
EIT - Centre for Environmental and Information Technology
Room 3142
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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