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The 2021
Lasker Awards

Karl
Deisseroth

Karl Deisseroth

Peter
Hegemann

Peter Hegemann

Dieter
Oesterhelt

Dieter Oesterhelt

Katalin
Karikó

Katalin Karikó

Drew
Weissman

Drew Weissman

David
Baltimore

David Baltimore

The 2021 Lasker Awards

Featured

Truly creative works of science and art produce unexpected and surprising results–just like the punch line of a good joke that generates an unfamiliar twist on a familiar idea. Surprise stimulates curiosity, which triggers a search to reveal the mystery of things unknown.

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October 20: Lasker Public Lecture featuring Karl Deisseroth in partnership with Secret Science

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