Sydney Brenner receives honorary degree from the UPF

Sydney Brenner has been many things in life. The son of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe in South Africa; a bright student who then became a tireless scientist; one of the first people to see the double helix model for the DNA from Watson and Crick; a Nobel laureate and recipient of many more awards. To this list, he can now add the title of the first scientists to become a doctor ‘honoris causa’ by the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). It was an honour to have Prof. Brenner at the PRBB, where the ceremony took place last April 3rd. After signing the … Continue reading Sydney Brenner receives honorary degree from the UPF