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Nobel Laureate Roger D. Kornberg to deliver Fenn Lecture at 2017 IUPS Congress

Jan. 31, 2017

The IUPS is proud to announce that Nobel Laureate Dr. Roger D. Kornberg will be delivering the Fenn Lecture at the 2017 International Congress of Physiological Sciences in Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil hosted by SBFis. The Fenn Lecture will be the closing Plenary Lecture of the Congress, capping off a week of scientific meetings that will start on August 1 with a plenary lecture by fellow Nobel Laureate Ada Yonath.

Dr. Kornberg was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for is studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription”