Sir Paul Nurse is a leading geneticist, science advocate, and policy maker who has had an major impact on science throughout his career. Nurse won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2001 for the discovery of the protein cdc2/CDK1, a cyclin-dependent kinase that is the key regulator of the cell cycle. He is currently President of the Royal Society and Chief Executive and Director of the Francis Crick Institute and previously served as President of Rockefeller University. In addition to the Nobel Prize, he has received numerous awards and honors for his vast achievements including the Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, the Royal Medal, election as a foreign associate into the US National Academy of Sciences, and knighthood.
Talks with this Speaker
Conversations in Science: Paul Nurse and Dan Rather come together for a frank and thoughtful conversation on the state of science and its role in society. (Talk recorded in November 2015)
- General Public
- Educators of H. School / Intro Undergrad
- Educators of Adv. Undergrad / Grad