Chemistry Department's prestigious Chaim Weizmann Lecture Series continued with Nobel Laureate Prof. Dr. Sir Paul Nurse. On October 29th 2021, he gave a highly engaging and interesting talk entitled; "What is life?".
He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Leland Hartwell and Tim Hunt for their discoveries of protein molecules that control the division of cells in the cell cycle.
** Chaim Weizmann, the first president of Israel, was also a renowned chemist, and received his PhD from UniFr over one century ago, in 1899, before contributing to creating the Weizmann Institute near Tel-Aviv.