MARY-CLAIRE KING (1946- )
Geneticist Mary-Claire King talks about the similarities and differences between chimps and humans.
Geneticist Mary-Claire King talks about her discovery that chimps and humans are extremely similar at a molecular level.
Mary-Claire King is currently a professor and activist at the University of Washington in Seattle.
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.
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.
Mary-Claire King talks about testing for breast cancer.
Mary-Claire King talks about her first steps toward finding the gene responsible for certain kinds of inherited breast cancer.
In 1967, Allan Wilson and Vince Sarich published their estimate that the human lineage had separated from the great apes five million years ago.
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.