How prion proteins can act in non-mendelian inheritance, or evolution without DNA. Guests: Susan Lindquist, Ph.D., professor of biology at MIT and investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Simon Alberti, group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, and Randal Halfmann, a grad student in Dr. Lindquist's lab at MIT Show notes Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. For a free audiobook, visit Audible.com/biotech. Also thanks to Phil Pelletier and Will Hall for the great themes. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this netcast.