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Saturday, March 9 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Peter Agre on Scientists as Diplomats

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Unconstrained by political limitations and welcomed around the world, scientists are undertaking behind-the-scenes efforts to foster humanitarian objectives that are not possible for politicians and government leaders. Hear what this 2003 Nobel Chemistry Prize winner has learned about how scientists view their work in advancing world stability, and what price they pay for the privilege of doing this.


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Peter Agre

Nobel Chemistry Laureate, Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
2003 Nobel Chemistry Laureate Peter Agre, MD is the director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute. He received his BA in chemistry from Augsburg College and his MD from Johns Hopkins University. In 1992, his cell biology laboratory became recognized for discovering aquaporins, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize. As president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he led science in diplomacy missions to... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 10:30am - 12:00pm
Kennedy Center, Augsburg

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