Svante Pääbo

Nobel Lecture

The Neandertal Genome and the Evolution of Modern Humans

Svante Pääbo delivered his Nobel Prize lecture at Aula Medica, Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm on 7 December 2022. He was introduced by Professor Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam, member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.

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