Professor Nipam Patel will provide an overview of the Marine Biological Laboratory’s origins in 1888, and how they strongly inform the laboratory’s present and future strategic directions in research and education.
Dr. Nipam Patel is Director of the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and a Professor at the University of Chicago. He joined the MBL in 2018 from University of California, Berkeley, where he was Professor and Co-chair of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology and Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology. Dr. Patel is the 20th scientist to serve as MBL Director since its founding in 1888.
Learn more about MBL’s work on oceans and climate change through this and the next two mini-series episodes of One.5°.
Through learning, we can take action to protect the planet we live on – one small step at a time.
June 17, 2021
8:00pm Hong Kong | Beijing | Singapore
Dr. Nipam Patel
Director of the Marine Biological Laboratory
University of Chicago
Mark Barnekow (MBA '88)
The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong
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