UBC Podcasts allow University of British Columbia alumni, students, faculty and others to access a wide variety of UBC-related digital content, from public lectures and talks to student-created music and more. Stay connected to UBC by subscribing to UBC podcasts.
Dr. David Dolphin, University of British Columbia professor emeritus, speaks of his discoveries at an Ottawa dinner on March 20, 2006 on receiving the 2005 Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering. Canada's most prestigious science award comes with a guarantee of $1 million in research funding over the next five years from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC).
Dr. Dolphin was honoured for his work on Visudyne, a blindness treatment growing out of his interests in organic chemistry and the basis for the global pharmaceutical company he co-founded, QLT Inc. (A speech made by Dr. David Dolphin on his acceptance of the 2005 Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering