2016 XXV International
Congress of Entomology

Orlando, Florida, USA | September 25-30

Two Nobel Laureates to Speak at ICE 2016

Dr. Jules Hoffmann and Dr. Peter Agre.

Two Nobel Prize winners — Dr. Peter Agre (2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry) and Dr. Jules A. Hoffmann (2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine) — will be Plenary speakers at ICE 2016, which promises to be the largest gathering of insect scientists in history, with more than 6,000 attendees expected.

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Nobel Prize Winner Peter Agre to Speak at ICE 2016

Dr. Peter Agre

Dr. Peter Agre, the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, will speak at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), which will be held September 25-30, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Agre shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering aquaporins, a family of water-channel proteins found throughout nature that underlie numerous physiological processes and clinical disorders. He is deeply involved in multiple global issues, and is the current director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, which conducts research in Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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