The Origin of Cellular Life by Prof. Jack Szostak

The Origin of Cellular Life by Jack Szostak

The Kosciuszko Foundation Collegium of Eminent Scientists and the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (PIASA) present the webinar honoring Prof. Jack Szostak. Dr. Szostak is the 2009 Nobel Prize winner for physiology and medicine. He is a Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard and a Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, among other positions.

The event will feature the presentation of the PIASA Scientific Awards:

  • The Casimir Funk Natural Sciences Award to Jack W. Szostak, Ph.D.
  • The Tadeusz Sendzimir Applied Sciences Award to Halina Zyczynski, M.D.
As part of the KF Collegium of Eminent Scientists Lecture Series, Dr. Szostak will give a talk titled The Origin of Cellular Life in which he will discuss the beginning of the evolution process.