Peter C. Doherty


Interview, May 2011

Interview with 1996 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine Peter C. Doherty, 16 May 2011. The interviewer is Agneta Wallin Levinovitz, Editor-in-Chief of

Peter C. Doherty talks about what made him interested in science; his source of inspiration (4:08); the importance of role models (7:07); communicating science (9:21); his recent work (12:31); the greatest challenges for our planet (17:02); and what the Nobel Prize has meant to him (21:36).

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“This is the first time we have had a completely novel virus infection and we are trying to vaccinate our way out of it”

In this conversation, conducted in January 2021, immunologist Peter Doherty speaks about how we should learn from the current corona pandemic to be better prepared for and preferably prevent future pandemics.

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