Lectures

Does Science Evolve by Blind Chance? Or by Intelligent Design?

March 06,2018

We compare two ways by which science advances: via the Scientific Method, where research is directed toward explicitly specified goals or via Serendipity,...

What Does Luck Have To Do With It? Serendipity and the Development of GFP

March 06,2018

Before the early 1990s observations in the biological sciences were usually done on dead specimens that were specially prepared to allow entry of reagents that ...

How a Search for Promoters Led to the Discovery of Introns and Exons

March 06,2018

Serendipity has played a major role in my scientific life. A quick Ph.D.in chemistry gave me the time to discover molecular biology while reading John Ken...

A Novel Hide and Seek Mechanism Driving Therapeutic Resistance

December 21,2017

A Novel Hide and Seek Mechanism Driving Therapeutic Resistance Intratumoral genetic heterogeneity contributes to cancer drug resistance but the underlying mecha...

Circadian Rhythm Research in Health and Disease

May 18,2016

Most life on our planet has evolved under conditions of day night cycles, due to the rotation of the earth. Consequently, many organisms exhibit daily, or circa...

Imatinib as a Paradigm of Targeted Cancer Therapies

December 30,2015

Imatinib as a Paradigm of Targeted Cancer Therapies Imatinib (Gleevec) is an example of the successful development of a rationally designed treatment of a speci...

Circulating Tumor Cells: Insights into Cancer Metastasis

December 30,2015

Circulating Tumor Cells: Insights into Cancer Metastasis The spread of primary cancer cells through the bloodstream underlies their metastasis to other organs, ...

Engineering Immune Systems for Anti-Cancer Therapy

December 30,2015

Engineering Immune Systems for Anti-Cancer Therapy The field of adoptive cell transfer (ACT) currently comprised of CAR and TCR engineered T cells has emerged f...

Identification of the NLRP Inflammasome as a Driver of the MDS Phenotype

December 30,2015

Identification of the NLRP Inflammasome as a Driver of the MDS Phenotype Despite remarkable genetic heterogeneity, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) share feature...

Man vs. Helicobacter C The past 50,000 years and the next 50

December 30,2015

Man vs. Helicobacter The past 50,000 years and the next 50. The epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori continues to be an area of discovery and controversy in the ...
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