Exclusive meeting with Nobel Prize Winner Aaron Ciechanover

The event, organized by Nobel Media, in a partnership with AstraZeneca and in an association with Jagiellonian University, Medical University of Warsaw and Warsaw University, was the part of the Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative - a global programme designed to help Nobel Laureates to share their inspirational stories and insights. The main guest of the event - Aaron Ciechanover - presented his view on the topic titled “Are we in the midst of a knowledge crisis? The role of science in society.”

The discussion, that took place on Wednesday 17 June, explored the role played by science and scientists in responding to contemporary challenges. Aaron Ciechanover talked about the role of science and scientists in helping individuals and society make the best choices to shape the path ahead throughout an overwhelming amount of information and disinformation. Profesor also discussed the part that science and scientists play in creating, sharing and comprehending the knowledge.

Aaron Ciechanover is an eminent biologist and an internationally respected specialist in biochemistry and cell chemistry. Together with Avram Hershko and Irwin Rose he received The Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2004 for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation.





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