In total more than 20 panellists will participate, including world-leading experts and inspiring thought leaders.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003.
Peter Agre shared the Nobel Prize for discovering aquaporins. He is director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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Harald zur Hausen
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2008.
Virologist and cancer researcher Harald zur Hausen discovered human papilloma viruses (HPV), which cause cervical cancer. His discovery laid the basis for the development of HPV vaccination.
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Tomas Lindahl shared the Nobel Prize for his mechanistic studies of DNA repair. He is an Emeritus scientist at Clare Hall Laboratories in the UK, where he was director from 1986 to 2005.
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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014.
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 for the discovery of cells that constitute a positioning system the brain.
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Alvin E. Roth
Alvin Roth shared the The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design. He is professor of economics at Stanford University.
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Kristie L. Ebi
Heyo K. Kroemer
Adam Smith, chief scientific officer at Nobel Media, has a background in scientific research and science publishing. In June 2006, he took on the newly created role of editor-in-chief at Nobelprize.org, the official website of the Nobel Foundation. In 2010 Nobelprize.org became part of Nobel Media AB, the Nobel Foundation’s company covering the areas of digital and broadcast media, publishing and events.
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