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Gairdner International Award Laureate (2016), Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, Public Lecture

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
School of Medicine/Abramsky House
Room: Main Floor Lecture Theatre, 132A
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The Faculty of Health Sciences is pleased to host a visit and lecture by Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, recipient of the 2016 Gairdner International Award, recognized "For establishing and characterizing CRISPR-Cas bacterial immune defense system.".

Dr. Barrangou is an Associate Professor, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences; Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

The Lecture, titled "Origins and Applications of a Disruptive Technology, CRISPR: From adaptive immunity to genome editing machines" will begin at approximately 4:00 and is open to all Queen's University faculty, staff and students, as well as the public.  A reception will follow the lecture in the School of Medicine Atrium from 5:00-6:00.

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