78353 College of Science to Host Nobel Prize Colloquium Series

The biology, chemistry, and physics departments have aligned their colloquium schedules to give overviews of the Nobel Prize-winning topics in each field. The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, October 25 at 3:30 p.m.– Bernard Adams, senior research scientist at Incom, Inc., will present the physics colloquium, “Light as a Mechanical Tool in the Bio-Medical Field – Optical Tweezers and Chirped Light.”

Monday, October 29 at 3:15 p.m. – Kathryn Spink, director of pre-health professions programs and senior lecturer of biology, will deliver the biology colloquium, “2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine: Immune Checkpoint Blockade Therapy.”

Wednesday, October 31 at 3:15 p.m. – panelists Rong Wang, professor of chemistry, Nick Menhart, associate professor of biology, and Oscar Juarez, assistant professor of biology, will present the chemistry colloquium, “2018 Chemistry Nobel Prize: A Panel Discussion.”

All series will take place in the Robert A. Pritzker Science Center, Room 111.