Meet Dr. Martin Chalfie, Columbia Professor and Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist

Photo of Dr. Martin ChalfieJoin us at a Reception for Professor Martin Chalfie

Friday, January 8 from 5 to 8 pm
 - Sponsored by Slalom Consulting and the Columbia Club
 - Held at Slalom's offices in the Galleria area
 - 2200 Post Oak Blvd, Ste 1450
 - $20 per person includes appetizers and drinks
 - Professor Chalfie will give a brief overview of his work.

Martin Chalfie is a University Professor at Columbia, and a leading member of the Department of Biological Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in neurobiology from Harvard University, and has been a faculty member of Columbia since 1982.

In 2008, he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his introduction of green fluorescent protein (GFP) as a biological marker. The protein GFP has become a fundamental tool of cell biology, developmental biology, genetics and neurobiology, and has been used to study basic biological principles and investigate disease processes in model organisms.

Chalfie has served as a gifted mentor to a generation of undergraduate and graduate students, and played a crucial role in strengthening the Department of Biological Sciences as its chair from 2007 to 2010. As a Nobel laureate, he has represented Columbia on the international stage, becoming a vocal advocate for basic research and training in the sciences and serving on a variety of scientific advisory boards across the world. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine, Chalfie is a widely published author and sought-after speaker who has earned the admiration and respect of the University’s faculty and students for more than 30 years as the consummate scientist, teacher and colleague. 

January 08, 2016 at 5:00pm - 8pm

Slalom Consulting

2200 Post Oak Blvd
Suite 1450
Houston, TX 77056
United States

Mike Kuo

Chris Bystriansky

Will you come?

$20.00 Reception Ticket Ticket for Chalfie Reception