Nobel Prize Lecture

About the Event

Celebrate the 2016 Nobel Prizes with this talk focusing on the importance of the discoveries made in physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine.

Dr. Igor Herbut, professor in the department of Physics will discuss the Physics prize awarded for the theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.

Dr. Neil Branda, Executive Director – 4D LABS and Professor & Canada Research Chair in Materials Science will discuss the Chemistry prize awarded for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.

Dr. Sharon Gorski, Associate Professor in the department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry will discuss the Medicine prize awarded for discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy.

Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.

Event Date

January 11, 2017 -
3:30pm to 6:00pm


0.00 CAD


IRMACS Theatre
SFU Burnaby campus
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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