Video 38: Michael Hengartner, clip 6
Mike Hengartner is an associate professor at the Watson School of Biological Sciences. He works on programmed cell death in C. elegans.
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Cloning and characterizing the C. elegans cell death gene.
Comparisons between C. elegans and human cell death genes
How he ended up in Bob Horvitz's lab working on cell death.
Purpose of programmed cell death.
What happens to those cells that don't die?
Human homologue to C. elegans ced-4 gene.
Mike Hengartnerand Bob Horvitz used C. elegans to work out the mechanism of programmed cell death.
The importance of cell death in cancer.
How do the cell death proteins interact?
How does p53, a tumor-suppressor gene, affect cell death?