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.
Finding my runway
An interview with Oliver Smithies
“I didn’t solve the problem I set out to study,” Oliver Smithies freely admits, but he was able to turn his initial failure into a success that forever changed biomedical research. In this 2001 interview with Raju Kucherlapati, Smithies talks about his early education, his Award-winning work, and why research is a bit like flying an airplane.