Nobel Laureate prof. Randy Schekman in Nobel Dialogue

Nobel Dialogues are One on One interviews with inspirational individuals who made great contributions to society and went on to win the prestigious Nobel Prize.

In this edition's Nobel Dialogues it was our honor to host prof. Randy Schekman from University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA, USA) who, along with two other scientists James E. Rothman and Thomas C. Südhof, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2013 for the discovery of vesicle trafficking, an important trafficking mechanism of numerous biological molecules in the cell and across the cell membrane. We talked about his childhood, research, hobbies, behind the scene stories, as well as how the Nobel Prize changed his life. Enjoy the interview!

Discussing cancer research with scientist prof. Yinon Ben-Neriah

Spotlight-Science is a series of One on One research dialogues with inspirational individuals who made great contributions to science.

It was our honor to host prof. Yinon Ben Neriah from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem whose latest research paper "The gut microbiome switches mutant p53 from tumor-suppressive to oncogenic" was published in Nature 2020.

We talk about his research which shows that mutant p53 may have both tumor-suppressive and tumor-promoting properties, depending on the location in the gut and the microbiome. Mutated p53 promoted tumor growth in the distal mouse gut as expected, but suppressed tumor genesis in the proximal gut, even more effectively than the normal p53.

Nobel Laureate prof. Joachim Frank in Nobel Dialogue

Nobel Dialogues are One on One interviews with inspirational individuals who made great contributions to society and went on to win the prestigious Nobel Prize.

It was our honor to host prof. Joachim Frank from Columbia University (New York, NY, USA) who, along with two other scientists Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2017 for developing cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM), a method important in imaging cellular and other structures in biology and beyond. We talk about his childhood, transition to the USA, fiction books, and the crucial factors on his fascinating road to the Nobel Prize.

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