Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative

Martin Chalfie

24 – 26 September 2019

Martin Chalfie, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2008, visited three cities in Canada for a Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative event held in partnership with AstraZeneca. He met students and researchers, delivered lectures and participated in on-stage discussions at the following institutions:

    • Ryerson University, Toronto
    • University of Toronto
    • Queen’s University, Kingston
    • McGill University, Montreal

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According to Martin Chalfie his first experience with science ended badly because he was too afraid to ask for help.


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