Mary-Claire King is currently a professor and activist at the University of Washington in Seattle.
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15123. Testing for mutations in BRCA1, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King talks about testing for breast cancer.
15124. Better treatment for breast cancer, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King reflects on how knowledge gained from the identification of BRCA1 and BRCA2 could lead to improved cancer treatments.
16055. Mary-Claire King
MARY-CLAIRE KING (1946- )
15126. Using pedigress in the hunt for BRCA1, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King talks about the value of using the centuries-old tool of family pedigrees to gain insight into patterns of inheritance of genetic disorders.
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.
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.
15939. What is breast cancer?
BRCA2, on chromosome 13, is one of the genes associated with hereditary breast cancer
15938. What is breast cancer?
BRCA1, on chromosome 17, is one of the genes associated with hereditary breast cancer.
15408. Chromosome 13: BRCA2 gene for breast cancer susceptibility, Matt Ridley
Matt Ridley talks about chromosome 13, BRCA2 gene for breast cancer susceptibility.
15128. Importance of genetic maps, Mary-Claire King
Mary-Claire King talks about the tedious process of hunting for genes in the days before genetic maps (based on thousands of markers) were readily available.