Q&A: Microbe cheerleader

  • G.D.A. Werner

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Richard Roberts shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Phillip Sharp for their discoveries of split genes, which contain parts that encode protein, called exons, and gaps between them, called introns. Now chief scientific officer at New England Biolabs based in Ipswich, Massachusetts, Roberts talks to Gijsbert Werner about microbes, genetically modified food and the problem with Nobel prizes.
Period1 Jan 2015

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  • TitleQ&A: Microbe cheerleader
    Media name/outletNature, Volume 526, Issue 7574, The Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting 2015
    Media typePrint
    DescriptionGijsbert Werner interviewed Richard Roberts
    PersonsG.D.A. Werner