ISSUE ONE: AUGUST 2010
Cech describes discovering how RNA catalyzes chemical bond formation, work that led to the1989 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Tom Cech's Talk
Serendipity and SNURPs
Steitz explains how serendipity facilitated her lab's discovery of SNURPS, small nuclear ribonucleoproteins involved in splicing pre-messenger RNA.
Joan Steitz's Talk
Molecular Motor Discovery
Vale describes the twists, turns and surprises that led to the discovery of the molecular motor kinesin.
Ron Vale's Talk
Unfolding the UPR
Walter tells the story of how his lab uncovered the pathway by which the ER and nucleus talk to one another through the “unfolded protein response”.
Peter Walter's Talk
When Stockholm Called
Horvitz describes the efforts to track him down on vacation to bring him the good news that he had won the Nobel Prize.
H. Robert Horvitzs' Talk
Biology by Numbers
Phillips makes the argument that biologists who understand mathematical principles have another tool with which to address biological problems.
Rob Phillips' Talk
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