May 25, 2023, Lecture hall Abbe-Zentrum Beutenberg

Joseph Heitman is an American physician and scientist who will give a lecture on the molecular basis of genetic and epigenetic inheritance as a guest of the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute (Leibniz-HKI) at the “Noble Talks”. He will dedicate his lecture to the Nobel Prize winner Max Delbrück (1906 – 1981), who made particular contributions to the introduction of mathematical models and scientific methods in biology, thus laying essential foundations for modern molecular biology and genetics.

With their public lectures, the institutes at the Beutenberg Campus present renowned scientists twice a year, who present their research to a broad audience in a generally understandable form. The lectures cover current topics in science and technology.
The Lecture will be held in English.