Zach and Kelly discuss another amazing case of horizontal gene transfer, and a study exploring whether winners or losers are more aggressive.
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The genetic contribution to individual differences in cognition; visualizing HIV infection; arguing for professional science master’s programs; and more.
Tyler Jacks, director of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, talks about his research on cancer and his career in genetics.
This lecture is part of the 2009 Cambridge Science Festival.
Tyler Jacks is the David H. Koch Professor of Biology and a leading researcher in the genetics of cancer. Jacks was named the 2005 Simon M. Shubitz Lecturer and Award recipient, and shared the 2005 Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research awarded by the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.