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Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Roger Kornberg, PhD

Dr. Roger Kornberg, PhD, will visit campus on November 16, 2017 to present a lecture on "The Molecular Basis of Eukaryotic Transcription" at 4:00pm in the Prem Sahai Auditorium. Dr. Kornberg is the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the Mrs. George A. Winzer Professor in Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine.  This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry Carl S. Vestling Lecture. 


The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas.


Most lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month during the academic year. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to the public all University faculty, staff and students. The schedule of current speakers can be found here.


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Sonya Housholder in advance at (319) 335-8587 or

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Medical Education Research Facility, 1110A
375 Newton Road, Iowa City, Iowa

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Lecture/Discussion, Seminar




College of Medicine, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Human Genetics, Medical Scientist Training Program, Microbiology and Immunology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Research, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

General Interest



genetics, transcription, Proteins





#genetics #transcription #proteins

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Sonya Housholder

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