2019 Grimwade Medallist Oration: Prof Eva Nogales (UC Berkeley, USA)
Bio21 Institute Auditorium 30 Flemington Road Parkville
Professor Eva Nogales
University of California, Berkeley
Grimwade Medallist 2019
Visualizing the molecular dance at the heart of human gene expression
Professor Nogales is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator; a Professor of Biochemistry and Head in the Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology Division of Molecular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a Senior Faculty Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, American Academy of Arts and Sciences and an elected Fellow of the American Society of Cell Biology.
Professor Nogales is one of the foremost exponents of single particle cryo-electron microscopy, a technique that is taking the world of structural biology by storm. Her elegant work illustrates the power of cryo-EM in providing revolutionary insights into how large complexes and machines in our body function including ground-breaking studies on how the human genome is expressed and controlled.
All welcome to attend. Bookings are essential for this free public lecture.