Interview, December 2014
Interview with 2014 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine John O’Keefe, 6 December 2014.
John O’Keefe’s work in simple terms.
John O’Keefe on his breakthrough.
John O’Keefe on what brought him to science.
John O’Keefe on being awarded the Nobel Prize.Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2014
Nobel Prize Talks: John O’Keefe
How does your life change when you’re awarded the Nobel Prize? John O’Keefe, 2014 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, is just starting to find out. But he prefers relative anonymity and being in the lab: “If you take my equipment away from me, I might as well retire”. In this conversation he talks about his early days in neuroscience, how he discovered the brain’s ’place cells’, and what the future of the field might hold.
Telephone interview with John O’Keefe following the announcement of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 6 October 2014. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media.
John O’Keefe was working at his desk at home in London when he got the news that he had been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine together with May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser. Listen to an interview about how John O’Keefe reacted when he got the call from Stockholm.
Their work and discoveries range from how cells adapt to changes in levels of oxygen to our ability to fight global poverty.
See them all presented here.