Classic Lasker PodcastWhat was life like for Lasker Laureates while they were doing their Award-winning work?

Listen in as Award winners share their personal stories. You will hear about starting off in research during a World War, learn how Laureates navigated family and career, and find out how their discoveries, now heralded as groundbreaking, were met by their peers. Whether you’re a history buff, a science enthusiast, or a history of science nerd, this podcast from the archives of the Lasker Foundation is for you.

Alec JeffreysThe genesis of DNA forensics
An interview with Alec Jeffreys
Lasker Laureate Alec Jeffreys tells the story of how DNA fingerprinting went from an esoteric observation about how different people carry different numbers of short sequences of DNA repeats in their genomes to a technique that forever changed our world.