December 15 @ 7pm
December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speaker: Robert Lefkowitz
Moderator: Chuck Newman
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Stockholm:
The Adrenaline-Fueled Adventures of an Accidental Scientist
The rollicking memoir from the cardiologist turned legendary scientist and winner of the Nobel Prize that revels in the joy of science and discovery.
Robert J. Lefkowitz is a Nobel Prize-winning scientist (Chemistry, 2012) who is best known for showing how adrenaline works via stimulation of specific receptors. He was trained at Columbia, the NIH and Harvard before joining the faculty at Duke University and becoming an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In addition to being a researcher, Dr. Lefkowitz is a cardiologist as well as a cardiac patient.