Nobel Prize winner to visit Errigal College

first_imgNobel Prize winner Professor William Campbell will perform the official opening of the newly-refurbished science facilities at Errigal College, Letterkenny, next Tuesday 27th September 2016 at 2.30pm.Professor Campbell and the chief executive of Donegal ETB Anne McHugh will plant a tree outside the school to mark the occasion.Professor Campbell, a Ramelton native, won the Nobel Prize in 2015 in the Physiology and Medicine category after discovering a therapy against infections caused by roundworms. He has also helped to discover a class of drugs which can kill parasites which cause river blindness and Lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis).He has also discovered a fungicide which destroys potato blight.Professor Campbell is now a research fellow emeritus at Drew University in Massachusetts in the USA.Nobel Prize winner to visit Errigal College was last modified: September 22nd, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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