The TNQ Distinguished Lectures in the Life Sciences

This lecture series aims at bringing internationally renowned scientists face to face with the Indian scientific community

ABOUT

Established in 2008, this lectureship series is presented by TNQ.

The annual event aims to bring internationally renowned scientists face-to-face with the Indian scientific community—students, researchers, and faculty members.

The objective of the lecture series is to showcase current and path-breaking research in the life sciences and facilitate interaction between the speakers and the Indian scientific community. Over the years, these lectures have been presented across the major cities of India—Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi.

Google DeepMind’s

JOHN
JUMPER​

‘Highly accurate protein structure predictions:
using AI to solve biology problems in minutes instead of years’

The TNQ Distinguished Lectures in the Life Sciences | Series II,
Third Edition

Bengaluru February 19, 2024
Mumbai
February 23, 2024

Past Lectures

2024

David Julius

How We Sense Pain

2023

Ron Vale

Marvelous Molecular Motors

2020

Venki Ramakrishnan

My Adventures in the Ribosome

2019

Helen Hobbs

Genetic Disorders of Dietary Excess: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

2018

David Anderson

The Neural Circuitry of Sex and Violence

2017

Mary-Claire King

Understanding Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer: From Gene Discovery to Precision Medicine and Public Health

2016

Karl Deisseroth

Illuminating the Brain

2015

Eric Lander

The Human Genome and Beyond: A 35-year Journey of Genomic Medicine

2014

Huda Zoghbi

A Journey from the Clinic to the Laboratory to Understand Brain Disorders

2012

Shinya Yamanaka

New Era of Medicine with iPS Cells

2009

Elizabeth Blackburn

Chromosome Ends and Human Health
and Disease

2008

David Baltimore

New Avenues to Health