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Starmus Speakers at AUA: Emmanuelle Charpentier
September 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm +04
About the Event:
Starmus VI Armenia is here! As the official partner of Starmus International Festival, a global celebration of science and art aimed at inspiring and educating the next generation of explorers and regenerating the spirit of discovery, AUA will host several world-renown scientists.
On September 8, within the scope of the festival, Emmanuelle Charpentier, researcher in microbiology, genetics, and biochemistry, will visit AUA to share her extensive experience with the University community and the public in a talk titled “Science Talks With Emmanuelle Charpentier.”
Registration is required. Please register here.
About the Speaker:
Emmanuelle Charpentier is a French researcher in microbiology, genetics, and biochemistry. After defending her dissertation, she worked at several universities and hospitals in the United States, including Rockefeller University, New York University Langone Medical Center, and Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine in New York, as well as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. Five years later, she returned to Europe, first to Vienna and then to Umeå University in Sweden, where she holds a position as research leader at the Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS) as well as that of visiting professor at Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR). She is Private Docent in Microbiology (2006, University of Vienna) and Docent in Medical Microbiology (2013, Umeå University). In 2013, she was appointed professor at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig and to an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship at Hannover Medical School in Germany.