Video 37: Eric Wieschaus, clip 6

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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16773. Video 37: Eric Wieschaus, clip 1

Wieschaus' first "personal" encounter with a fruit fly.

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16775. Video 37: Eric Wieschaus, clip 3

Generating the mutant fruit flies used in their experiments.

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16777. Video 37: Eric Wieschaus, clip 5

The "magic" number -- how many genes does a fly need for early embryonic development?

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16776. Video 37: Eric Wieschaus, clip 4

The results of the large-scale mutagenesis -- how many mutants and how many flies

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16774. Video 37: Eric Wieschaus, clip 2

Wieschaus' first meeting with Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard and their early working relationship.

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16781. Biography 37: Edward Lewis (1918-2004)

Ed Lewis characterized one of the first homeotic mutations.

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16779. Biography 37: Eric Wieschaus (1947- )

Eric Wieschaus and Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard isolated and characterized many of the genes necessary for early embryonic development in Drosophila.

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16765. Gallery 37: Eric Wieschaus at Nobel Ceremony, 1995

Eric Wieschaus accepting his Nobel Prize from the King of Sweden, 1995.

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16269. Gallery 10: Columbia University Fly Room, around 1920

The Fly Room at Columbia University, around 1920.

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16409. Gallery 18: Alfred Hershey, 1969

Alfred Hershey receiving the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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