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Scanning Life's Matrix: Genes, Proteins, and Small Molecules

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In four presentations, Stuart L. Schreiber, PhD, and Eric S. Lander, PhD, open a window onto the fast-paced world of genomic science and chemical genetics.

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In four presentations, Stuart L. Schreiber, PhD, and Eric S. Lander, PhD, open a window onto the fast-paced world of genomic science and chemical genetics. They emphasize how molecular biology, robotics, and advanced computation, combined with intense teamwork, characterize a new generation of biomedical research. Dr. Schreiber is an HHMI investigator, Morris Loeb Professor, and chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University. Dr. Lander is director of the Whitehead Institute/Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Genome Research and professor of biology at MIT.

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  • 2003 Telly Awards; Silver

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by Eric S. Lander, PhD

Dr. Eric Lander takes us on a tour of this remarkable genetic century, describing the rapid advances in DNA sequencing...

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by Stuart L. Schreiber, PhD

To understand life's processes, perturb them. How a process responds to an insult can provide clues about normal function or...

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by Eric S. Lander, PhD

Dr. Lander explores human genetic variation and how it may affect individual susceptibility to certain diseases.

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by Stuart L. Schreiber, PhD

Scientists now have the ability to create millions of new molecules. How do they test whether any of these molecules are...

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by Eric S. Lander, PhD, Stuart L. Schreiber, PhD

A wide-ranging 45-minute discussion between Dr. Eric Lander, Dr. Stuart Schreiber, and four Washington DC-area high school...

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