What 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.
It must have been a great joy
An interview with James Darnell
“I highly recommend to anyone to discover something in their sixties” says Jim Darnell, recipient of the 2002 Lasker Special Achievement Award. In his storied career, Darnell broke open two fields in biology—RNA processing and cytokine signaling.