J.-F. Heremans Lectures


Following the untimely death, on 29th October, 1975, of our colleague Joseph-Félix Heremans, a J.-F. Heremans Memorial Lecture was created, to be given every other year by a prominent international scientist.


1976        Sir Gustav NOSSAL • The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia 

1978        Henry KUNKEL • Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA

1980        Michael SELA • Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

1982        Jean DAUSSET • Nobel Laureate • Institut de Recherches sur les Maladies du Sang, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris, France

1984        Avrion MITCHISON • University College London, UK

1986        Jan KLEIN • Max-Planck-Institut für Biologie, Tübingen, Germany

1988        Zanvil COHN • Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA

1990        André CAPRON • Institut Pasteur de Lille, France

1992        Jean-Charles CEROTTINI • Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Lausanne Branch, Switzerland

1994        Fritz MELCHERS • Basel Institute for Immunology, Switzerland

1996        Lorenzo MORETTA • National Institute for Cancer Research, University of Genova, Italy

1998        Charles WEISSMANN • Institut für Molekularbiologie, Universität Zürich, Switzerland

2000       Antonio LANZAVECCHIA • Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona, Switzerland

2002       Salvador MONCADA • The Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London, UK

2004       Alain FISCHER • Groupe Hospitalier Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France

2006       Harvey LODISH • Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research & Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

2008       Jean-Laurent CASANOVA • Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France

2010        Jules HOFFMANN • Nobel Laureate • Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, Université de Strasbourg, France

2012        Marc TESSIER-LAVIGNE • President, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA

2014        George STARK • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA

2016        Hidde PLOEGH • Boston Children's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA •  Watch the podcast