Campus & Community

Biochem symposium to honor Jack Strominger

1 min read

Strominger, pere et fils
is a physics professor. (Staff file photo Jon Chase/Harvard News Office)
In honor of the 80th birthday of Higgins Professor of Biochemistry Jack Strominger, Harvard’s Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology is holding a major scientific symposium this Saturday (Dec. 10) at the New Research Building Conference Center (77 Ave. Louis Pasteur, Boston).

Sponsored by ActivX Biosciences, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Merck Research Laboratories, New England Biolabs Inc., Organon, and Peptimmune Inc., the daylong symposium (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) will feature professors from Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Stanford, among other institutions. Topics include “The Clonal Selection Hypothesis Revisited” and “On Unintelligent Design.”

This symposium is open to the public. Free parking is available at the New Research Building.

For further information, contact Julia Blackbourn at