Nobel Prize Winner to Speak at Mount Holyoke

Wednesday, April 19, 2006 - 17:07
Posted: April 13, 2006

On Monday, April 16, at 4:30 pm in Hooker Auditorium, developmental biologist Eric F. Wieschaus will be the speaker for the annual Christianna Smith Lecture in biology. Wieschaus, the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology at Princeton University, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1995 with Edward B. Lewis and Christiane Nusslein-Volhard for discovering the genetic controls of early embryonic development. Wieschaus will speak on "Patterning Gene Activity in the Early Drosophila Embryo."

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Eric Wieschaus -Princeton University Faculty Profile

Nobel Prize.org

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