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Kyoto Prize Winner & Wife/Colleague Share Lifelong Experiences

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Aired 4/19/09

Professor Leonard Herzenberg, Ph.D. is credited with revolutionizing how harmful diseases, including HIV and leukemia, are identified and treated. A professor of genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine, he developed the Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter (FACS), for which he received the 2006 Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology. His wife and lifelong colleague, Leonore Herzenberg, Ph.D., is also a professor of genetics at Stanford. Host Tom Fudge talks with the Herzenbergs about their collaboration in life and in science for more than half a century.  

Guests:

  • Leonard Herzenberg, Ph.D. - Emeritus Professor of Genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and recipient of the 2006 Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology. 
  • Leonore Herzenberg, Ph.D . - Professor of Genetics at Stanford University School of Medicine
Professor Herzenberg will speak on his groundbreaking work in developing the Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter this Thursday, March 15, at 9:30 a.m. in Montezuma Hall at Aztec Center on the c38us of San Diego State University.


Music Clip 1:   Scientists by Jana Herzen & co., UNRELEASED

Music Clip 2:   Gettin' Famous by Jana Herzen & co., UNRELEASED

End Music:   Gettin' Famous by Jana Herzen & co., UNRELEASED

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