Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1999
Günter Blobel

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Interview, December 1999

Interview with Professor Günter Blobel by Professor Jan Lindsten, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and Fatima Moumén, student, 12 December 1999.

Professor Blobel talks about the necessity of inspiring teachers; the importance of mentorship (1:49); his move from Germany to the USA and the Rockefeller University (2:52); new opportunities in medical research (5:31); different aspects of his discovery (7:31); the driving forces behind his work (13:49); and consequences of receiving the Nobel Prize (14:50).

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