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MEDIA ADVISORY: Nobel Prize winner George P. Smith honored with bike rack dedication

October 18th, 2018

Story Contact: Christian Basi, 573-882-4430,

WHAT: The University of Missouri will dedicate a bike rack on campus to honor George P. Smith, MU Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences and Nobel Laureate. Smith, an avid cyclist, is the first University of Missouri professor to receive a Nobel Prize for research conducted at the university.

WHO: University of Missouri campus leaders
George P. Smith, Nobel Prize winner

WHEN: 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18

WHERE: Tucker Hall, MU Campus
612 Hitt St.

NOTE: This event is free and open to the public. The community is invited to join in this honorary celebration of Nobel Laureate George P. Smith.