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Bilkent University Nobel Day to Mark Awarding of 2018 Prizes

On December 10, Bilkent University will celebrate the awarding of the 2018 Nobel Prizes with a symposium and a live transmission of the award ceremony.

The Nobel Day Symposium, on the topic of “Enhancement of Cultures of Creativity,” will take place at the Bilkent Concert Hall at 5:15 p.m. Academicians and researchers from UNAM and the Faculties of Science, Law and Economics, Administrative, and Social Sciences will offer remarks providing insight into the achievements being honored by the 2018 Nobel Prizes in Medicine, Physics, Chemistry and Economics, as well as the Peace Prize.

A live transmission of the Nobel Prize award ceremony from the Stockholm Concert Hall will follow. For those unable to attend the Nobel Day event at the Bilkent Concert Hall, the ceremony will also be streamed live.


Nobel Day at Bilkent Program

5:15 p.m.
Mini Concert
Bilkent Brass Quintet

5:25 p.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Tayfun Özçelik, Faculty of Science

5:30 p.m.
“Cancer Therapy: Releasing the Brakes of Immunity”
Speaker: Ali Güre, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

5:40 p.m.
“Tools Made of Light”
Speaker: Ömer İlday, Department of Physics

5:50 p.m.
“Power of Evolution”
Speakers: Serim İlkay and Onur Çizmecioğlu,
UNAM and Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

6 p.m.
“Courageously Combating War Crimes and Seeking Justice for Victims”
Speaker: Ece Göztepe Çelebi, Faculty of Law

6:10 p.m.
Economic Sciences
“Integrating Innovation and Climate With Economic Growth”
Speaker: Erinç Yeldan, Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences

6:20 p.m.
The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony
Live connection from Stockholm