2018 Grimwade Medal Oration
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This year’s Grimwade Medallist is 2013 Nobel Laureate Professor Randy W Schekman, investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a Professor at the University of California at Berkeley. Professor Schekman is a cell biologist whose ground-breaking research has uncovered how membrane proteins are transported in cells. In addition to the Nobel Prize, he is the recipient of many accolades including the Lasker and Gairdner awards, is a member of both the National Academy of Sciences of the USA and tThe Royal Society, was former editor-in-chief of PNAS USA and is currently editor of eLife.
Professor Schekman will describe his journey from studying basic biological processes in yeast (pond scum) to the award of the Nobel Prize in 2013, and beyond.
The Grimwade Medal is funded by the Russell and Mab Grimwade Miegunyah Fund.