Elizabeth Blackburn

UCSF’s Elizabeth Blackburn was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in medicine (along with Carol Greider and Jack Szostak) for her discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase. But why is this such a breakthrough for cancer and aging research? Find out from Professor Blackburn herself with these Mini Medical School for the Public talks.

Elizabeth Blackburn’s Lab at UC San Francisco

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Video Interview with UCSF Chancellor: Blackburn gets personal and reflects on the path leading up to the Nobel Prize.
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