Archive for August, 2008

Cancer Research - Interview with Dr. Francis Barany

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Dr. Francis Barany is Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Program of Biochemistry and Structural Biology at Cornell/Sloan Kettering Institute in New York City. Dr. Barany is also Director of Mutation Research at the Strang Cancer Prevention Center. He is program director of two multi-center NCI and NIAID grants ...

Lives Per Gallon - Interview with Terry Tamminen

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

In the summer of 2003, Terry Tamminen helped Arnold Schwarzenegger win the historic recall election and become Governor of California. He became Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency in November 2003 and was promoted to Cabinet Secretary, Chief Policy Advisor to the Governor, in December 2004. During his tenure with ...

Interview with Dr. Lisa Randall

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Dr. Lisa Randall is Professor of Theoretical Physics at Harvard University and author of Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimension (2005). Warped Passages was one of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2005. Professor Randall was recently named winner of the 2007 Julius Lilienfeld Prize ...

Interview with Dr. Charis Eng

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Dr. Charis Eng is Chair and Founding Director of the Genomic Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Genetics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Eng’s research interests may be broadly characterized as clinical cancer genetics translational research. Her work on RET ...

Interview with Nobel Laureate Dr. Andrew Fire

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Dr. Andrew Fire is the co-discoverer of RNA interference. He is the 2006 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, and Professor, Departments of Pathology and Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Fire’s lab studies the mechanisms by which cells and organisms respond to genetic change. The genetic landscape faced by a ...