Allan Wilson and Mary-Clare King
Allan Wilson in the 1970s, and Mary-Claire King.
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16055. Mary-Claire King
MARY-CLAIRE KING (1946- )
15120. Social differences despite genetic similarity between humans and chimps, Mary-Claire King
Geneticist Mary-Claire King talks about the similarities and differences between chimps and humans.
15119. Shared genetic material between humans and chimps, Mary-Claire King
Geneticist Mary-Claire King talks about her discovery that chimps and humans are extremely similar at a molecular level.
15716. Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King is currently a professor and activist at the University of Washington in Seattle.
15121. Little known in the 1970s about the causes of cancer, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King speaks about how much was yet to be understood about the genetic mechanisms of cancer when she began her hunt for genes associated with breast cancer.
15125. The early stages of the hunt for BRCA1, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King talks about the search for a bit of DNA that would shed light on why some members of a family developed cancer while others did not.
15123. Testing for mutations in BRCA1, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King talks about testing for breast cancer.
15118. What to look for in the hunt for BRCA1, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King talks about her first steps toward finding the gene responsible for certain kinds of inherited breast cancer.
15974. Chimp and human (mtDNA)
In 1967, Allan Wilson and Vince Sarich published their estimate that the human lineage had separated from the great apes five million years ago.
15122. Reaction to Myriad's announcement that BRCA1 had been found, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King recalls her reaction when she heard that the Skolnick team had successfully cloned BRCA1 and made it to the finish line first.