James R. Killian Award & Lecture Series


Current Killian Award recipient: Eric Lander


Eric Lander

Professor of biology

Lecture title: "Secrets of the Human Genome"
Date and time: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Location: 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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