The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be announced Monday October 2 at 11.30 at earliest, Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, 171 77 Stockholm.
Registration and press id is required to attend the Press Conference.
Research Lecture at Nobel Forum Free admission
Michael W. Young
Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor
Laboratory of Genetics, The Rockefeller University
New York, USA
Title: “Genetic regulation of sleep and circadian rhythms”
Dr. Young studies circadian (~24 hour) clocks, which are endogenous mechanisms that time the recurring, daily activities observed in most organisms. Young’s research has shown how interactions among
Nobel Laureate Revisiting Lecture
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017, at 4.30
Stanley B. Prusiner
Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1997
Title: Quest for prion therapeutics in neurodegenerative diseases
Alzheimer’s (AD) and Parkinson’s diseases (PD) are the most common neuro-degenerative diseases (ND). Increasing evidence argues that both AD and PD are caused by prions. Ab and tau proteins undergo changes in conformation