Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1995
Edward B. Lewis, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Eric F. Wieschaus

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Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard - Interview

Interview, July 2003

Interview with Professor Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel at the 53rd meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, 30 June-4 July 2003. Professor Nüsslein-Volhard talks about why scientists have to be humble; how our daily habits are often more important than our genetic background (2:55); the genomic project she is involved in (4:49); ways to encourage female scientists (6:41); how curiosity drove her to science (9:35); how the Nobel Prize was an interruption of her career (10:45); the change of direction in her research (14:15); and her present work (17:47).

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Transcript of the Interview with Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard


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