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Robert F. Furchgott Society

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2018

Louis Ignarro, Ph.DLouis Ignarro, Ph.D.
1998 Nobel Laureate
Professor Emeritus
Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
 
“Road to Stockholm – A Nobel Mission”
Friday, October 19, 2018

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2017

Eric Kandel

Eric R. Kandel, MD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Columbia University Medical Center
2000 Nobel Laureate

"The Biology of Memory and Age-Related Memory Loss"
September 6, 2017

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2016

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Jennifer Doudna, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
University of California, Berkeley
2015 Breakthrough Prize in LIfe Sciences

"Rewriting the Language of Life: Impacts and Challenges of DNA Editing."
November 17, 2016

 

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2015

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Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
2012 Nobel Laureate

"Seven Transmembrane Receptors"
December 8, 2015

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2014

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F.-Ulrich Hartl, MD
Director at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
2011 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

"Molecular chaperones - Cellular machinery of protein folding and quality control"
April 23, 2014

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2013

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Craig Mello, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Distinguished Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School
2006 Nobel Laureate

"RNA Memories: Recognition of Self/Non-self RNA in the C-elegans Germline""
May 9, 2013

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2012

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Jeffrey M. Friedman, MD, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Marilyn M. Simpson Professor
The Rockefeller University
2010 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

"Leptin and the Biologic Basis of Obesity"
May 14, 2012

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2011

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Ralph M. Steinman, MD
Senior Physician and Henry G. Kunkel Professor
The Rockefeller University
2011 Nobel Laureate

"Vaccines to Mobilize Dendritic Cells"
April 26, 2011

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2010

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Ferid Murad, MD, PhD
Director Emeritus, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
1998 Nobel Laureate

"Discovery of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic Signaling and their Role in Drug Development"
April 15, 2010

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2009

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Gary Ruvkun, PhD
Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Center for Computational and Integrative Biology
2008 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

"The Tiny RNA Pathways"
April 23, 2009

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2008

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James E. Rothman, PhD
Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical Biology and
Director of Columbia University's Judith P. Sulzberger, MD Genome Center
2013 Nobel Laureate

"Principles of Vesicle Trafficking in the Cell"
April 17, 2008

 

The Robert F. Furchgott Visiting Professor, 2007

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Harold Varmus, PhD
President and CEO, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1989 Nobel Laureate

"New Era in Cancer Research"
April 12, 2007