Christian de Duve


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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