We welcome, LGP 2024 students, to a month-long journey of exploration and discovery.

Jack W. Szostak

Professor, Nobel Prize Winner for Physiology or Medicine (2009), University of Chicago
  • Ph.D, Cornell University
  • B.S. McGill University
  • 2022-present: Professor, University of Chicago
  • 2012-2022: Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
  • 2000-present: Alex Rich Distinguished Investigator, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 1998-present: Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Origins of Life
  • Self-replicating RNA
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, 2009
  • H.P. Heineken Prize in Biophysics and Biochemistry, 2008
  • Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, 2006
  • Medal of the Genetics Society of America, 2000
  • Sigrist Prize, University of Bern, 1997
  • National Academy of Sciences Award in Molecular Biology, 1994
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • Member, American Philosophical Society
  • Fellow, Royal Society
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science