Nobel Prizes and the Emerging Gene Concept: A Biomedical History Lecture with Dr. Erling Norrby


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Lipsett Amphitheater, NIH Clinical Center (Building 10); and NIH videocast

Join us for our next talk in the Office of NIH History lecture series. Erling Norrby, M.D., Ph.D., of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will speak about the changing concept of the gene through the lens of Nobel Prizes awarded in the past century.

A global leader on immunology & vaccines, Dr. Erling Norrby is the former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. There, Dr. Norrby was instrumental in the selection process for Nobel Prize recipients in the Physiology of Medicine and later served as permanent secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, as well as a board member of the Nobel Foundation. At present, Dr. Norrby is with the Center for History of Science at The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of the J. Craig Venter Institute in La Jolla, California.

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