30 March 2016
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Venue: Science Chemistry Innovation (SCI), 14-15 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PS
As part of the Science Chemistry Innovation (SCI) public lecture series, Sir Paul Nurse, Director of the Francis Crick Institute, will be talking on “Tackling the world’ biggest health problems faster”.
He will describe some of the cutting-edge work being carried out at The Crick to drive discoveries and to improve understanding of why disease develops and to find new ways to diagnose, prevent and treat a range of illnesses, such as cancer, heart disease and stroke, infections and neurodegenerative diseases.
Sir Paul is a geneticist and cell biologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2001 with Sir Tim Hunt and Leland Hartwell for their discoveries of key regulators of the cell cycle.