Thu, Mar 1, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

UCSF's Burst of Discovery

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In the 1970s, UCSF's medical school made a series of notable advances in biological research, including the discovery of DNA cloning and the identification of the first cancer genes. Dr. Henry Bourne chronicles what he calls this "burst of discovery" in his new book, "Paths to Innovation."

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Henry Bourne, author and professor emeritus of cellular and molecular pharmacology at UCSF

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In it, he tells the personal stories of the researchers and analyzes the institutional frameworks that allowed their work to flourish.

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