TEA and TCSS: An evening with Sir Gregory Winter

Overview

In collaboration with Trinity College Science Society, we’re delighted to offer you an exclusive opportunity to join us for ‘An Evening with Sir Gregory Winter’.

Joint recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Sir Gregory will be presenting a talk on:

“Harnessing the power of evolution for making new medicines: phage display of peptides and antibodies”

The presentation is on Thursday 24 January, at 5.45pm, in the Winstanley Lecture Theatre.

Tickets, which are free of charge to TEA members, are strictly limited as the lecture will also be available to College Members and the general public. However, the TEA has an allocation of seats to guarantee entry. Since the event is likely to prove popular, we recommend you book soon, as tickets will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served basis’.


Speakers

Sir Gregory Winter (1970) is Master of Trinity College Cambridge and until recently a member of the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge. He is a scientist, inventor and entrepreneur. He read Biological Sciences at Trinity. His scientific career has almost entirely been based in Cambridge where his work has involved the development of technologies for making pharmaceutical antibodies by genetic engineering. Such antibodies have proved useful for treatment of cancer and immune disorders, and now comprise many of the world’s top-selling pharmaceutical drugs. These include the “humanized” antibodies Herceptin (for treatment of breast cancer) and Lucentis (for treatment of wet acute macular degeneration), and the human antibody Humira (for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis), currently the world’s top selling pharmaceutical drug.

Programme

5:45 pm

(sharp) TEA Entry into the Winstanley Lecture Theatre, with light refreshments

6:00 pm

Members of College and General Public Entry*

*Please note that any empty TEA seats will be reallocated at this time.
6:15 pm

Presentation

7:15 pm

Q&A

7:30 pm

Post Lecture refreshments in the Old Combination Room