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Category Lecture
Date and Time 2017-12-06 14:00 - 15:30
Venue Auditorium C1F
Speaker Norbert Perrimon
Affiliation Harvard Medical School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Title The intricate world of inter-organ communication
Poster click here to download(PDF)
Host Sa-Kan Yoo
Brief Bio Dr. Norbert Perrimon is the James Stillman Professor of Developmental Biology in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and an Associate Member of the Broad Institute. He is a geneticist recognized for his work in signal transduction and the development of functional genomics methods. He is particularly known for the characterization of canonical signaling pathways and the development of methods, such as the FLP-FRT Dominant Female Sterile technique to generate
germline mosaics, the Gal4-UAS method to control gene expression both spatially and temporally, and high throughput RNAi screening.

Dr. Perrimon was born in France in 1958 and became a U.S. citizen in 2005. He received a doctorate from the University of Paris in 1983. He has been on the faculty of Harvard Medical School since 1986. He received the George W. Beadle medal from the Genetics Society of America in. 2004 and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, EMBO, and National Academy of Sciences.