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Lectures & Events

The Rockefeller University Friday Lecture Series is one of the principal university-wide activities of the academic year. Scientists from around the world, and from varying disciplines, are invited to speak to the Rockefeller community and members of neighboring institutions to share their recent research, techniques and findings. Lectures take place in the university's Caspary Auditorium at 3:45 p.m. (preceded by a tea reception at 3:15 p.m.).

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Friday, April 07, 2017
The 16th Annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences
The Wiley Prize
Joachim Frank, Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; professor, department of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, Columbia University; distinguished professor, The State University of New York at Albany
Richard Henderson, Ph.D., scientist and programme leader, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Marin van Heel, Ph.D., emeritus professor, Institute of Biology Leiden (NeCEN); visiting professor, Imperial College London; visiting professor,

Friday, April 14, 2017
Canceled
Canceled - Tom Maniatis, Ph.D., Isidore S. Edelman Professor and chair, department of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, Columbia University Medical Center

Friday, April 21, 2017
The Epigenetic Dynamics of X-chromosome Inactivation: Fine-tuning Gene Dosage during Development
The Richard M. Furlaud Distinguished Lecture
Edith Heard, Ph.D., professor and chair, epigenetics and cellular memory, Collège de France; director, department of genetics and developmental biology, Institut Curie

Friday, April 28, 2017
The Surprising Chemistry of Nonenzymatic RNA Replication
Jack W. Szostak, Ph.D., professor of genetics, Harvard Medical School, professor of chemistry and chemical biology, Harvard University; Alex A. Rich Distinguished Investigator, department of molecular biology, Massachusetts General Hospital; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute



 
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