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H. Robert Horvitz, PhD

Professor, McGovern Institute/MIT

30 minutes
H. Robert Horvitz

H. Robert Horvitz, PhD is a founding member of the McGovern Institute and the David Koch Professor in the Department of Biology, and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He has been a faculty member at MIT's Department of Biolgy since 1978 and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2002 he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering and characterizing the genes controlling cell death in the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans.

H. Robert Horvitz also spoke at the One Mind for Research Symposium number 3, which can be found here.