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KrebsFest - celebrating the work of Sir Hans Krebs
Krebs was the first head of the Department of Biochemistry at Sheffield, and won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1953. KrebsFest comprises a series of public events and exhibitions. Full details can be found here, or you can download the pdf brochure from the link on the right.
- 15 Oct - 3 Nov: Exhibition in the Winter Garden. Includes a 28-metre inflatable E. coli cell, a glass mitochondrion, an art installation representing green fluorescent protein in origami, and hands-on exhibitions on Nov 2 and 3
- 15 Oct onwards: Exhibition on the achievements of Sir Hans Krebs in the Western Bank library. Includes displays on new research projects Imagine: Imaging Life, Florey and the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures
- Talks by 3 Nobel Prize winners in Firth Hall (by ticket only): 9 Nov Sir Richard Roberts A crime against humanity; 18 Nov Prof Jules Hoffmann The innate immune response; 25 Nov Sir Paul Nurse Great ideas of biology
- 13 Nov Public night in Firth court: Hands-on activities, dance performance, science rap, outdoor film projections and an interactive computer game
- Schools project including videos about science