Thu, 19 June 2014
Imagine deciding what you want to do with your life by age seven or eight, being certain that you will succeed, and then having that vocation propel you to the point when you eventually receive the news that you've been awarded the Nobel Prize. That was Bruce Beutler's scientific path, and what was his first reaction on receiving the call from Stockholm? It was to google himself to make sure that it was actually true, and then to double check that he wasn't dreaming. In this conversation the 2011 Laureate in Physiology or Medicine talks about the rewards of a life in science, and how he approaches nature's mysteries.
Direct download: 26._Bruce_Beutler._Physiology_or_Medicine_2011.mp3
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