Video 37: Eric Wieschaus, clip 2
Eric Wieschaus is a Professor at Princeton University. He shared in the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on Drosophila development.
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Wieschaus' first "personal" encounter with a fruit fly.
Generating the mutant fruit flies used in their experiments.
The "magic" number -- how many genes does a fly need for early embryonic development?
The results of the large-scale mutagenesis -- how many mutants and how many flies
Wieschaus' comments on his friend and collaborator Christiane NÃ¼sslein-Volhard.
Ed Lewis characterized one of the first homeotic mutations.
Eric Wieschaus and Christiane NÃ¼sslein-Volhard isolated and characterized many of the genes necessary for early embryonic development in Drosophila.
Eric Wieschaus accepting his Nobel Prize from the King of Sweden, 1995.
The Fly Room at Columbia University, around 1920.
Alfred Hershey receiving the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.