Cornell University

Martin Chalfie: "GFP: Lighting up Life"

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 4:00pm

Biotechnology Building, G10
Central Campus

Please join the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) for a presentation by Professor Martin Chalfie as part of BTI’s Distinguished Lecturer Series, titled “GFP: Lighting up Life.”

Martin Chalfie is a University Professor at Columbia University. He shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Osamu Shimomura and Roger Y. Tsien “for the discovery and development of the Green fluorescent protein, GFP. He holds a Ph.D. in neurobiology from Harvard University.

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Lecture, Presentation


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Martin Chalfie

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Columbia University

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