Robert A. Weinberg

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  • 1999-2000
Robert A. Weinberg
Wednesday, March 8, 2000
Wong Auditorium, E51
4 pm
Genes and the Origins of Human Cancer

Robert Weinberg, the Daniel K. Ludwig professor for cancer research, American Cancer Society professor of biology, and National Medal of Science winner, is one of the country’s eminent cell biologists. During his Killian Lecture, he described his ongoing struggle to discover how a normal cell is converted into a cancer cell, along with some of the puzzle pieces of cancer research over the past 200 years. More at MIT News

Read the 1999 citation by the Killian Award Selection Committee