James R. Killian Award & Lecture Series

 

Current Killian Award recipient: Eric Lander

 


2016–2017
Eric Lander

Professor of biology

Lecture title TBD
Date and time TBD
MIT Room 10-250 (Huntington Hall)

Eric Lander, professor of biology and president and founding director of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, is MIT’s James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award winner for 2016–2017. A biologist widely known for his work in mapping the human genome, Professor Lander is recognized by the committee for the the transformative effect he has had on the study of biology and medicine, as well as for his roles as a leader, teacher, mentor, and public advocate for science at the highest levels.

More information at MIT News.

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