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Tsoo King Memorial Lecture and Seminars

Tsoo King standing

This lecture series honors Dr. Tsoo E. King, a professor of biochemistry and biophysics at Oregon State from 1950-1968. Dr. King was an internationally respected scientist with significant contributions in bioenergetics and protein chemistry.

Dr. King received his Master’s degree in 1947 and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Oregon State University in 1949 under the Mentorship of Dr. Vernon H. Cheldelin.

The Tsoo King lectures are free and open to the public, and include a public interest lecture and reception as well as a scientific lecture.

Join us for our next Tsoo King Memorial Lecture

2023-24 - Information coming soon

Previous lectures

Dr. Michael Eisen

University of California, Berkeley, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology

"Paywalls and Peer Review: Scientists Squandered The Potential of Internet to Communicate With The Public and How to Fix it" – Public lecture, February 27, 2019

"Live imaging of transcription and transcription factors in Drosophila development" – Scientific lecture, February 27, 2019

Dr. Eric Schreiter

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus

"How To See What We Are Thinking" – Public lecture, November 29, 2016

"Permanent Marking and Selective Manipulation of Active Neurons" – Scientific lecture, November 30, 2016

Dr. Peter Walter

University of California, San Francisco, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

"From Protein Folding to Cognition: the Serendipitous Path of Discovery" – Scientific lecture, April 13, 2016

"A Matter of Balance: How Your Cells Cope with Stress" – Public lecture, April 14, 2016

Dr. Ed Chapman

Department of Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin

"New Wrinkles in Botox Use - Traveling Into the Brain" – Public lecture, November 18, 2014

New Insights into Excitation - Secretion Coupling" – Scientific lecture, November 19, 2014

Dr. Angela Gronenborn

Department of Structural Biology, University of Pittsburgh

"The Art of Border Crossing: Reflections on the Future Practice of Science" – October 22, 2013