Dr. Michael Young, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017, will speak at the University on the 25th October.
October 17, 2018
The University of New Haven, the national private and mixed university on the south coast of New England, announced today that he will receive Nobel Laureate Michael W. Young, Ph.D. to his West Haven campus on Thursday, October 25, 2018.
He will speak at the Bucknall Theater, Dodds Hall at 2 p.m. The media is invited to attend, but the event is not open to the public. After the conference, Dr. Young will engage students in a discussion about their work, their journey and the nature of scientific discovery. Dr. Young will also visit a biology class and meet with students.
Professor Richard and Jeanne Fisher, head of the Genetics Laboratory and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Rockefeller, has studied the genetic regulation of biological clocks that underlie the activities of living organisms. He has received many awards for his work and is an elected member of several professional organizations, such as the National Academy of Sciences of the United States.