Eric Wieschaus, PhD, of Princeton University, will give a presentation as part of the UC College of Medicine Department of Cancer Biology Winter Seminar Series.
The presentation is part of the 2013 UC Department of Cancer Biology's Winter Seminar Series and is open to all interested faculty and staff. It will take place from noon to 1 p.m. January 24 in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies.
Wieschaus and his colleagues received the Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine in 1995 for theirdiscoveries concerning the genetic control of early embryonic development. A Howard Hughes Medical Institute scientist, his research laboratory investigates the genetic mechanisms controlling pattern formation and cell shape change during Drosophila development.
He currently serves as the Squibb Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University’s Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics.
The UC Department of Cancer Biology is part of the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute, one of four UC College of Medicine and UC Health institutes. Together the UC Cancer Institute and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute form the Cincinnati Cancer Center.