Nobel Prize Winner to Speak on Imaging Cellular Structure and Dynamics

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Eric Betzig, PhD

Ascientist who won a Nobel Prize for his work in the area will deliver a state-of-the-art lecture on “Imaging Cellular Structure and Dynamics from Molecules to Organisms” on Thursday, October 25.

The speaker, Eric Betzig, PhD, is a senior fellow at the Janelia Research Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Ashburn, Va. He was co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his role in developing super-resolution microscopy, particularly his invention of photoactivated localization microscopy (PALM).

Dr. Betzig followed an interesting path to this discovery. After earning a PhD in applied physics at Cornell