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Horvitz will deliver Killian Lecture on April 24

Nobel laureate and MIT Professor of Biology H. Robert Horvitz
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Nobel laureate and MIT Professor of Biology H. Robert Horvitz
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Nobel laureate H. Robert Horvitz, the David H. Koch Professor of Cancer Biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, will deliver the 35th annual Killian Award lecture April 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Kirsch Auditorium (Room 32-123) of the Stata Center.

Winner of the 2006-2007 James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award, Horvitz will speak on "Worms, Life and Death: Cell Suicide in Development and Disease."

Established in 1971 as a tribute to MIT's 10th president, the Killian Award recognizes extraordinary professional accomplishment by an MIT faculty member. The winner delivers a lecture in the spring term.

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