Nobel Laureate Available for Media Interview Prior to 2009 Haragan Lecture

Media availability for Tomas R. Cech, Nobel Prize winner for his research of RNA.

WHAT:Media availability for Nobel Laureate. WHEN:           3:30-5 p.m. April 14, 7-8 a.m. and various times April 15. EVENT:          Thomas R. Cech, a co-recipient of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his RNA research and former president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Maryland, will give an 11 a.m. public seminar followed by the 2009 Haragan Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Both April 15 events are organized by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Science Education Program at Texas Tech University. Prior to these events, Cech will be available for media interviews. To make an appointment, please contact Lou Densmore. Find Texas Tech news, experts and story ideas at www.media.ttu.edu. CONTACT: Lou Densmore, director,The Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Science Education and Research Program at Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2728, or lou.densmore@ttu.edu.

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