Visiting professor to speak as part of Watkins series
David Toft, an internationally recognized investigator in molecular endocrinology, will give a technical lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in 218 Hubbard Hall as part of the Watkins Visiting Professorship.
The event is free and open to the public.
Toft has made numerous discoveries in the areas of steroid hormone receptors and molecular chaperones.
In 1973, he joined the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., where he is the Gordon H. and Violet Bartels Professor of Cell Biology.
The Watkins Visiting Professorship was created in 1974 from the Watkins Foundation, which provides the university’s biology, chemistry, geology and physics departments with one visiting professor each year as part of the series.