Jan 31st 2009
Futures in Biotech 38
It Is Easy Being Green
How Dr. Martin Chalfie transformed a green fluorescent jellyfish protein into the most important biological marker used today.
Our guest is Dr. Martin Chalfie; Professor and Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences, Colombia University, New York, NY.
This is Part II of our conversation with Dr. Martin Chalfie. In this episode Dr. Chalfie shares the historical account of his contribution to the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: How he transformed a green fluorescent jellyfish protein into the most important biological marker used today, one that allows us to track the life of recombinant protein in a living cell.
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