Dinner with Professor Sir Tim Hunt (Cantab), Tuesday April 8th 2014

Dear Harvard Alumni and Friends,

HCB | Dinner with Nobel Prize Winner, Professor Sir Tim Hunt (Cantab)

We have the pleasure of inviting you to a dinner conference with the renowned scientist and scholar, Professor Sir Tim Hunt, which will be held on

Tuesday, 8th April 2014, at 7:30 pm

at the Fondation Universitaire/Universitaire Stichting, rue d'Egmont 11/Egmontstraat 11, 1000 Brussels.

Our guest speaker was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, together with Lee Hartwell and Paul Nurse, for their discoveries of key regulators of the cell cycle. The title of his dinner speech is: “How to Win a Nobel Prize”.

Professor Sir Tim Hunt studied Natural Sciences at Clare College, Cambridge University, and joined the Department of Biochemistry as a research student in 1964, completing his PhD, entitled “The Synthesis of Haemoglobin”, in 1968. Professor Hunt then conducted research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He returned to the UK in 1971 to work with Tony Hunter and Richard Jackson in Cambridge, who had discovered that haemoglobin synthesis was initiated with a special methionine tRNA. As of 1990, Professor Hunt has worked as a principal scientist at the Clare Hall Laboratories of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, now “Cancer Research UK”.

He was elected a Fellow of the “Royal Society” in 1991 and a Foreign associate of the “U.S. National Academy of Sciences” in 1999.  In 2006, he was awarded the Royal Medal for his work on cell cycle control and was knighted by the Queen in the same year. He is a member of the Advisory Council for the “Campaign for Science and Engineering”, a member of EMBO, a member of the Scientific Council of the “European Research Council”, and a member of the “Francqui Foundation” and Chairmen of the Jury for the Francqui Prize in Biological and Medical Sciences.

If you would like to join us for this event, please confirm your participation before 2nd April 2014 to either this email address: harvardclubbelgium@mckinsey.com or by fax with the attached enrolment form.

The price of the dinner will be:

40 € for Cambridge Society Members;
50 € for non-members (guests and non-members alumni).

Please make the payment on our Club’s account as soon as possible to guarantee your registration. We would like to remind you that we do not reimburse cancellations after the deadline date.

Bank account details: IBAN: BE02 0682 4432 4940  -  BIC: GKCCBEBB  -  Communication: your name and date of event

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We hope you will be able to join us and look forward to seeing you all there.

Sincerely yours

Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte
President, Harvard Club of Belgium