Learn about the 2020 Nobel Prize winners in a lecture series hosted by the Siegal Lifelong Learning Program

The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program will host the Nobel Laureates Lecture Series, with lectures held May through August. This series will highlight Nobel Prize winners from 2020. Leading experts in related fields will present an overview of the Nobel Laureate, their research, its significance and why they were ultimately awarded a Nobel Prize. 

The series will feature the following lectures (each lecture will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. ET):

  • May 14: “2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Crispr and Genome Editing,” presented by Ron Conlon, associate professor in the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences at the School of Medicine;
  • June 4: “2020 Nobel Prize In Literature: Louise Gluck,” presented by David Lucas, lecturer in the Department of English;
  • June 11: “2020 Nobel Peace Prize: The World Food Programme,” presented by Darcy Freedman, the Swetland Professor in Environmental Health Sciences, director of the Swetland Center for Environmental Health and professor at the School of Medicine;
  • July 9: “2020 Nobel Prize in Economics: Auction Theory,” presented by Emmanuel Dechenaux, professor of economics at Kent State University’s College of Business Administration; and
  • Aug. 27: “2020 Nobel Prize In Medicine: Hepatitis C,” presented by Donald Anthony, professor at the School of Medicine.

Registration is required for each lecture. This series is free and open to the public.

Learn more about the series and sign up for the lectures.