Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, inventor of Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS), 22 Oct 2021

Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry (This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Author Nathan Pitt)
Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry (This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Author Nathan Pitt)

Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, recent winner of the 2020 Millenium Technology Prize and the 2022 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

On Friday 22 October 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 11:15am (London/Cambridge time) Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian, Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Fellow of Trinity, has very kindly agreed to join us for a zoom discussion.

All Trinity Fellows, members, students and alumni very welcome!

  • 7pm (7pm Tokyo time, 11am UK time)- starts
  • 7:15pm – 8:15pm Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian
  • 8:15pm – follow-on discussions

Prior registration required until Thursday 21 October 2021. Anonymous registrations are not accepted, please introduce yourself briefly when you register.

We will upload the recording to the Trinity in Japan Youtube Channel – by participating you agree to the upload of the recording: 

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Sir Shankar Balasubramanian

Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian (together with Sir David Klenerman) have been awarded the 2020 Millenium Technology Prize “their innovation of Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS), technology that enables fast, accurate, low-cost and large-scale genome sequencing”. Sir Shankar is the Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Cambridge and Trinity Fellow.

Professor Sir Shankar Balasubramanian (together with Sir David Klenerman and Pascal Mayer) were awarded the 2022 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

Sir Shankar is the scientific founder of two companies:

More about Sir Shankar:

Journeys of Discovery: Rapid genome sequencing
2020 Millennium Technology Prize Award Ceremony 18 May 2021
Interview with Professor Shankar Balasubramanian – Part 1
Interview with Professor Shankar Balasubramanian – Part 2

Registration and enquiries:

All Trinity members, Fellows and students globally are very welcome to pre-register, and I will send a registration link if there are still places available.

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