Berkeley Lab

A conversation with UC’s 2020 Nobel Prize winners – December 3, 2020

Join us as we celebrate the University of California’s newest Nobel laureates and hear their reflections on the value of scientific discovery and its momentous impact on society. The discussion will highlight the role of research in understanding our world, improving our quality of life, and informing critical public policy decisions.

Learn how UC is cultivating a culture of opportunity and discovery, supporting women in science, and fostering the next generation of innovators.

Thursday, December 3, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 PM P.T.


Michael V. Drake Michael V. Drake, M.D.
President, University of California
John A. Pérez John A. Pérez
Chair of the UC Board of Regents

Honoring UC’s four 2020 Nobel Prize winners:

Jennifer Doudna Jennifer Doudna
Professor, biochemistry and molecular biology, UC Berkeley
Reinhard Genzel Reinhard Genzel
Professor emeritus of physics, UC Berkeley, and director of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics
Andrea Ghez Andrea Ghez
Professor, physics and astronomy, UCLA
Charles Rice Charles Rice
UC Davis alumnus and professor of virology, The Rockefeller University