Dr. Rosalyn Yalow lectured on “The Role of Radio Immunoassay in Biomedical Investigation” in Avery Hall. The discoverer, with Solomon Berson, of a method of quantifying minute amounts of biological substances in the body using radioactive-labeled material, the radioimmunoassay, Yalow received the 1975 American Medical Association Scientific Achievement Award in 1975, the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1976 and the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1978.