Sir Gregory was Master of Trinity College (2012-19), a Fellow (1976-80; 1991-present) and an undergraduate (1970-73). He is a scientist, inventor and entrepreneur and best known for his research and inventions relating to therapeutic antibodies made at the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge. He founded three biotech companies based on his inventions: Cambridge Antibody Technology in 1989 (bought by AstraZeneca), Domantis in 2000 (bought by GSK) and Bicycle Therapeutics in 2009, and shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2018.
The programme for the visit is;
10.30am: Meet for tea/coffee in the Old Combination Room at Trinity. We recommend using Cambridge Park and Ride. Parking is free and the return bus fare is £3.50 (free after 9.30am with a concessionary pass). The walking distance from Drummer Street bus station to Trinity is about 0.5 mile.
11.15am: Talk by Sir Gregory Winter on ‘Antibodies as pharmaceutical drugs’.
12.30pm: A two course lunch in the Old Kitchen. Please select your main course option from the lunch menu.
After lunch, there will be a guided tour of the College including a visit to the historic Wren library.