Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2023 A.L. Chapman Keynote Research Lecture!
A.L. Chapman Keynote Research Lecture
The A.L. Chapman Lecture series was created in honor of A.L. Chapman, Professor Emeritus of Anatomy & Cell Biology and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Emeritus.
The 2022 A.L. Chapman Lecture Keynote Speaker was Dr. Ada Yonath.
Sponsored by the Bohan Visiting Professor Program
Dr. Yonath will focus on her seminal research on ribosomes for which she was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2009. She will also talk about her perseverance in conducting thousands of experiments to visualize the ribosome’s structure and function despite worldwide professional disbelief. Her work paved the way for our understanding of protein synthesis and has implications for the development of antibiotics which target ribosomes, for diseases caused by ribosomal mutations, and for the origin of life.