Robert J. Lefkowitz


Nobel Prize Conversations

“Failure is an inevitable part of doing science. Most of what we do fails”

Hear Robert Lefkowitz speak about failure and how to best deal with it. In this conversation, conducted in February 2021, Lefkowitz shares his experience of being a top student that all of sudden needed to deal with failure. In addition, he speaks about the importance of mentoring and how crucial collaboration is for scientific development.

The host of this podcast is’s Adam Smith.

Nobel Prize Conversations was produced with the support of 3M, ABB, Ericsson and Scania.

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