Nobel Laureate to speak in Potsdam Nov. 1 and 2
Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 5:15 pm

POTSDAM – Chemistry Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie will deliver the two lectures of Clarkson University’s 16th Annual Shipley Distinguished Lectureship Nov. 1 and 2.

The geneticist is a professor of biology at Columbia University and winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Chalfie will speak about “The Importance of Nontranslational Research” on Monday, Nov. 1, at 4:15 p.m. in Science Center Room 360, preceded by a 3:30 p.m. reception. At 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, Chalfie will present “How Do I Feel: Exploring the Molecular Basis of Touch Sensitivity” in Bertrand H. Snell Hall Room 213.

The public is invited to attend.