A Buzzati-Traverso Lecture

On Tuesday the 10th November 2015 at 3.00 pm Prof Václav Pačes of the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague will deliver the 14th Adriano Buzzati-Traverso Lecture on Structure and Evolution of the Human Genome.  The lecture will take place in the Aula A Falaschi of the CNR Institute of Molecular Genetics in Via A. Ferrata 1 and the poster of the lecture can be downloaded here.

Adriano Buzzati-Traverso (6 April 1913, Milan, Italy – 22 April 1983), the brother of the writer Dino Buzzati was an Italian geneticist and a Professor of Genetics at the University of Pavia. In 1962 he founded the Laboratorio Internazionale di Genetica e Biofisica (International Laboratory of Genetics and Biophysics) in Naples. He has a prominent figure in developing Genetics in Italy in the second half of the 20th century and in introducing the discipline now known as Molecular Biology in this country.

College undergraduate and graduate students in Biology, Biotechnology and Medicine are strongly encouraged to attend this lecture.



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