Nobel Laureate Dr. Oliver Smithies

Guest: Dr. Oliver Smithies, Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UNC School of Medicine, winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Topics: Dr. Smithies’ distinguished career in science, his childhood, educational background, and outside interests; working with his wife, Dr. Nobuyu Maeda; gene targeting, gel electrophoresis, current work on pre-eclampsia

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Dr. Oliver Smithies

 

Dr. Smithies’ DPLM faculty profile

Dr. Maeda’s DPLM faculty profile

2007 UNC news release, “Oliver Smithies wins Nobel Prize”

Dr. Smithies’ Nobel lecture, December 7, 2007

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo October 28, 2015

Plant Microbiomes & Plant Immune Systems

Guests: Dr. Jeffery Dangl, John N. Couch Professor of Biology, HHMI/GBMF investigator, Department of Biology, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Dr. Sarah Grant, Research Associate Professor, Department of Biology, UNC-Chapel Hill
Topics: Plant microbiomes, plant immune systems, development of the Arabidopsis thaliana plant model, importance of plant biology, science policy

The Dangl Lab

Jeff’s UNC Biology Department faculty page

Sarah’s UNC Biology Department faculty page

HHMI Bio of Jeff

Carolina Center for Genome Sciences

DOE Joint Genome Institute article on Nature publication

Nature paper, August 12, 2012: Defining the core Arabidopsis thaliana root microbiome

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo February 6, 2013

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Dr. Jeff Dangl

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Dr. Sarah Grant