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UPDATED MEDIA ADVISORY: George P. Smith wins 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry

October 3rd, 2018

Story Contact: Christian Basi, 573-882-4430, BasiC@missouri.edu

Editor’s note: The press conference will now begin at 3:45 p.m. 

WHAT: The University of Missouri will hold a press conference with George P. Smith, Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at MU, and winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry. He shares the honor with Frances H. Arnold of the California Institute of Technology and Gregory P. Winter of the M.R.C. Laboratory of Molecular Biology in England.

A line will be available for those who want to call in to the press conference (215-446-0145, access code 2794379#).

The press conference will be live-streamed: https://livestream.com/accounts/13547932/events/8398656

WHO: George P. Smith, Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Science at MU.

WHERE: Stotler Lounge, North Memorial Student Union, 518 Hitt St. on the MU campus

WHEN: 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 (time is approximate)

NOTE: The event is free and open to the public.

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