Video 24: Phil Sharp, clip 2

Phil Sharp is the Salvador E. Luria Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His laboratory studies both the catalytic processes responsible for splicing and the nature of the factors conferring specificity.

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Developing the experimental technologies used to study DNA fragments: agarose gel electrophoresis and restriction enzymes.

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16545. Video 24: Phil Sharp, clip 3

Interpreting the electron micrographs that led to the discovery of the split gene.

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16547. Video 24: Phil Sharp, clip 5

Commenting on how the real excitement of science comes when you don't know what's going on, and you get to be part of "the chase."

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16543. Video 24: Phil Sharp, clip 1

Recounting how he came to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to study viruses.

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16549. Biography 24: Phillip Allen Sharp (1944- )

Phil Sharp and Richard Roberts shared the 1993 Nobel Prize for the discovery of the split gene theory.

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16567. Biography 25: David Baltimore (1938- )

David Baltimore, Howard Temin and Renato Dulbecco shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discoveries concerning the interaction between tumor viruses and the genetic material of the cell.

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16787. Gallery 38: Robert Horvitz

Robert Horvitz, Whitehead Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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16754. Biography 36: Igor Dawid (1935- )

Igor Dawid did some of the first differential gene expression studies using cDNA subtraction.

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16585. Biography 26: Thomas Robert Cech (1947 - )

Thomas Cech and Sidney Altman discovered that RNA can have enzymatic activities. For this discovery, they shared the 1989 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

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16722. Biography 34: Doug Hanahan (1951 - )

Doug Hanahan refined transformation methods for DNA uptake into bacteria.

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