Betsy and Stuart Houston Lecture | Dr. Mario Capecchi

February 12, 2016 by School of Medicine Webmaster

Date: Tuesday April 5, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM until AM
Location: Medical Education Auditorium Rm 3110

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PRESENTS

The Betsy and Stuart Houston Lecture

Capecchi

Dr. Mario Capecchi

2007 Nobel Laureate, Medicine or Physiology

Professor of Human Genetics and Biology

University of Utah School of Medicine

“Gene Targeting into the 21st Century: Mouse Models of Human Disease from Cancer to Neuropsychiatric Disorders”

 

Biography

Mario Capecchi is an Italian-born American molecular geneticist and Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics and Biology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. As a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007, he was honored for discovering the pioneering method to create mice in which a specific gene is turned off, known as knockout mice.


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