Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1974
Albert Claude, Christian de Duve, George E. Palade

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Interview, June 2000

Interview with Christian de Duve by Sten Orrenius at the meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2000.

Christian de Duve talks about becoming a biochemist; the difference between laboratories in the United States and Europe (7:43); the discovery of lysosomes and peroxisomes (10:49); running two laboratories in different parts of the world (19:32); how to create and foster a culture of creativity (23:47); and about the Nobel Prize and its influence on science (26:17).

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