Michael W. Young

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017

Speaker Fee Range: Please inquire for fees

Travels From: New York, USA

Michael W. Young is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

Nobel Prize Speaker Michael W. Young
REQUEST AVAILABILITY

Want to book Michael W. Young for your event? Please provide the info below and we’ll get in touch within 24h:

    You may also contact us via email at:

    Michael W. Young

    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017

    Speaker Fee Range: Please inquire for fees

    Travels From: New York, USA

    Michael W. Young is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

    BOOK Michael W. Young AS A SPEAKER

    American geneticist and Nobel Prize in Medicine awardee. Keynote speaker Michael W Young’s numerous studies have provided an insight into physiological processes, such as sleep and metabolism. Organizations book speaker Michael W. Young for his talks regarding genes that are linked to sleep regulation and to inspire the next generations of students.

    Michael W. Young Speaker Biography

    Keynote speaker Michael W Young is an American geneticist who received the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2019. He co-shared the prize with Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza. During his career, Dr. Young made significant contributions to the identification of molecular processes that control the circadian rhythm.

    His numerous studies have provided an insight into physiological processes, such as sleep and metabolism.
    Young received his biology degree from the University of Texas in 1971. Later, he continued studying in order to obtain a Ph.D. in genetics in 1975. This is where Young became interested in Drosophila studies, which led to his later research into cloning the period gene. Additionally, Michael Young pursued postdoctoral studies at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he developed an interest in molecular genetics with a special emphasis on transposable elements.

    In the early 1980s, Young and two lab members at Rockefeller University intensively studied the circadian genes of Drosophila. Segments of recombinant Drosophila DNA were produced, amplified in bacteria, then injected into mutant animals. Michael W Young and his lab members utilized a locomotive behavior monitor in order to test behavioral activity. The crew observed and recorded flying activity day and night to prove that the fly recovered circadian behavioral cycles by gene transfer. Then, by detecting the gene sequence on the X chromosome, scientists discovered that the arrhythmic mutation generated a nonfunctional protein while the amino acid sequence of a functional protein varied for a long period and for a short period.

    In the 1990s, Dr. Young contributed to the discovery of the molecular process that controls the body’s internal clock. On the basis of this discovery, he uncovered yet another key gene, Timeless. Later, Young examined molecular alterations in the circadian rhythm that are responsible for human sleep problems.

    During his career, speaker Michael W Young has received a number of awards, with the latest one being the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2017. Michael joined the American Philosophical Society in 2018.

    Michael W. Young Speaking Videos

    Michael W. Young - Genes that Regulate Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
    Nobel Lecture: Michael W. Young, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017

    FAQs on Booking Michael W. Young

    How to book Michael W. Young as a keynote speaker?

    Aurum Speakers Bureau can help you book Michael W. Young as a speaker for your next event, conference, or board meeting. Simply fill out our contact form to inquire about Michael W. Young's availability for a speaking engagement. One of our booking agents will respond to your request immediately and contact the speaker to let them know you want to hire them. We will assist you with obtaining speaking fees, booking information, and confirming availability for Michael W. Young or any other top keynote speaker or celebrity of your choice.

    How much is Michael W. Young speaking fee?

    Michael W. Young speaking fees are determined by several factors, including the event's date, whether it's a virtual or in-person event, the duration, format, preparation required for their speech, and more. The same applies to the cost to hire any other top expert speakers and celebrities. The Speaker Fee Range listed on our website is simply a guideline and is subject to change without notice. If you would like to hire Michael W. Young to deliver a keynote speech for your event, please fill out the contact form or email us at info@aurumbureau.com with as much detail as possible. One of our experienced agents will get in touch with you and let you know exactly how much it will cost to book Michael W. Young.

    How can I contact Michael W. Young?

    We only work with Michael W. Young on paid speaking engagements. Aurum Speakers Bureau can assist you in booking Michael W. Young and will handle all negotiations, contracts, and logistics associated with having Michael W. Young speak at your event. We will be your sole point of contact throughout the process. Get in touch with Aurum Speakers Bureau today, and we will reach out to any motivational speaker or celebrity you want to enquire about speaking at your event. If you wish to contact Michael W. Young for any other reason, we will be unable to assist you as we are not authorized to provide personal contact information.