Nobel Prize winner to start the Astbury Conversation in Leeds

Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Levitt is to speak at the University on Tuesday 12 April as part of the first ‘Astbury Conversation’.

The Astbury Conversation (11 – 12 April), celebrating advances in molecular biology, also includes a public exhibition, providing a fascinating insight into the complex molecules and chemical reactions that are essential for life.

Professor Levitt, who will be talking from 5pm in the Great Hall on Tuesday, was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing computational modelling to help us understand and predict chemical reactions in molecules.

Read the full press release on the University of Leeds website