Lecture by Nobel Laureate Shinya Yamanaka: "A New Era of Medicine with iPS Cells"

Nobel Laureate in Medicine 2012Shinya Yamanaka  visit the University of Gothenburg September 7th. He will give an open lecture for all students and employees at the Wallenberg Conference Centre. After the lecture there will be a mingle with coffee and sandwich.

Shinya Yamanaka received the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2012  “for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent”.  He shared the prize with  Sir John B. Gurdon, from Great Britain. Since they discovered that mature, specialised cells could be reprogrammed to immature cells, which in turn can become any tissue in the body. This have revolutionised our view on the development of cells and organisms.

 When - September 7th, 9:00 – 11.00 including coffee break 

Venue - Wallenbergsalen,  Medicinaregatan 20A

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Anna Sonberger.


This is a free lecture but the registration is binding. For cancellation, please contact conference.registration@gu.se, 0 kr