The Rev. Joseph Carrier C.S.C. Science Medal will be presented to Thomas Südhof, who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2013. The second scientist to recieve this prestigious award, Südhof will give a lecture following his acceptance of the Rev. Carrier Medal.
A reception will follow the presentation and lecture.
The Rev. Joseph Carrier C.S.C. Science Medal is the most prestigious award presented by the College of Science, and is given for sustained, outstanding achievements in any field of science. It is awarded annually, alternating between the mathematical, physical, chemical, and biological sciences, and is accompanied by a monetary gift. The medalists are invited to give a lecture on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.
Originally published at science.nd.edu.