Professor Kim Nasmyth: How are chromosomes held together?
Intended audience: Faculty, staff, grad students, and third- or fourth-year undergraduate students.
Learn about Professor Nasmyth’s discovery of the mechanism by which the DNA in our chromosomes is held together. This has profound importance for our understanding of cell division and how errors occur that can cause cancer and other genetic diseases.
The Gairdner Foundation is dedicated to recognizing the world’s most creative and accomplished biomedical scientists.
Note: This is one of two lectures by Dr. Nasmyth. This "Research Lecture" focuses on the specifics of his research. "Scientific journey lecture for young scientists" focuses on his journey as a scientist. Choose the theme that interests you the most.
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