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December 15 @ 7pm

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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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.


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December 15
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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