Sir Greg Winter, Nobel Prize 2018, in discussion with Trinity in Japan, Friday 19 March 2021

Gregory 'Greg' Winter stood in the doorway of the Master's Garden gate. by Aga Machaj
Gregory 'Greg' Winter stood in the doorway of the Master's Garden gate. by Aga Machaj

Sir Gregory “Greg” Winter, former Master of Trinity, scientist and entrepreneur, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 “for the phage display of peptides and antibodies” will kindly join us for a video discussion

All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome

On Friday 19 March 2021 at 7pm we will meet in central Tokyo, and our former Master Sir Greg Winter has very kindly agreed to join us for a video-discussion from Cambridge.

Sir Greg is our former Master, he is both scientist and entrepreneur. As researcher, Sir Greg humanized antibodies for therapies using phage display, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018. As entrepreneur, Sir Greg founded and built the companies Cambridge Antibody Technology, Bicycle Therapeutics and Domantis. Sir Greg’s work is behind globally top-selling human antibody drugs with big and pioneering impact on global health.

If you have questions for the discussion with Sir Greg, to make best use of Sir Greg’s time, the best will be if you could send me questions before hand by email, so I can moderate the discussion.

On Friday 19 March 2021 we will meet as follows in Tokyo:

  • 7pm (Tokyo time)- please arrive before 7pm, so that we can start the video discussion on time
  • 7:15pm – 8:15pm video discussion with Sir Greg Winter
  • 8:15pm – 10:15pm dinner
  • nijikai

Cost of this meeting will be YEN 10,000 including Kaiseki banquet-style dinner and unlimited drinks from a fixed list, nijikai is extra. We will meet in central Tokyo.

Registration and prepayment until Friday 12 March 2021. I will send location details and account details for prepayment to those who register.

Given the Covid-19 situation we will follow all Government and restaurant rules on hygiene. If the situation changes and it becomes necessary to postpone the in-person dinner meeting I will notify those who have registered (we will normally not change the timing of the video conference).

About Sir Greg Winter

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018

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