Found in Translation: Jan Vilcek Speaks with Czech Journalist Emma Smetana

Last May, when our Cofounder and CEO, Jan Vilcek, traveled to Prague to receive the title of doctor of medical sciences, honoris causa, from Charles University, he sat down for several interviews with Czech and Slovakian news outlets. In this wide-ranging conversation with Czech DVTV journalist and actress Emma Smetana, Jan speaks about growing up during World War II, his accomplished scientific career, the experience of immigrating to America, and much more.

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    Congratulations to the remarkable biomedical scientists and professionals in the architecture field who have been awarded the 2018 Vilcek Prizes. Learn more about their incredible accomplishments:


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  • In Support of DACA

    2017 was a tumultuous year for immigration policy in the United States, with several controversial restrictions issued by the new administration. As former refugees and green card holders, our founders Jan and Marica Vilcek share their thoughts on these policies.