May 27: Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi inaugural speaker at Holmes Dean of Medicine Distinction Lectures
Join Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, co-Nobel Prize winner, at the inaugural Holmes Dean of Medicine Distinction Lectures on Monday, May 27. In 2008, Dr. Barré-Sinoussi received the Nobel Prize in Medicine, together with Luc Montagnier, for the discovery of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Currently Acting Director of the Regulation of Retroviral Infections Unit in the Department of Virology at the Institut Pasteur (Paris), Dr. Barré-Sinoussi will be a McGill University Honorary Degree Recipient in the Health Sciences at McGill’s upcoming Convocation 2013.
The Holmes Dean of Medicine Distinction Lectures celebrate the outstanding science by world-renowned luminaries who inspire the Faculty of Medicine’s unwavering commitment to excellence, providing a window of knowledge to the next generation of McGill leaders in the health sciences, for the benefit of all society.