The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1993
Richard J. Roberts, Phillip A. Sharp
Interview, July 2007
Interview with the 1993 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine Richard Roberts, at the meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, July 2007. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.
Richard Roberts reveals his most influential mentor, how research success altered his initial course to being an industrial chemist (8:40), his job offer from James Watson (11:15), the dogma-shattering discovery of split genes (18:21) and why he decided to move into industry (35:50).
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Interview, June 2000
Interview with Professors Richard Roberts and Hamilton Smith by Professors Sture Forsén and Nils Ringertz at the meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2000.
Professors Hamilton and Roberts talk about the announcement of the Human Genome Project; the number of genes in the human genome (5:24); 'Proteomics' (7:16); and biomedical benefits and consequences following the HGP (17:53).
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