Science & Medicine
Interview with Nobel Laureate, Bruce Beutler
Immunology, Tay Sachs, vaccines and the feeling of intimidation when interviewing a person who has won a Nobel prize are the topics of this episode.
Dr. Beutler, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with another researcher, came to Bellingham, WA in 2018 and I have a few minutes to have a discussion with him. I also enlisted the help from Spark Science veterans and WWU scientists Dr. Jackie Rose and Dr. Dahlberg to answer some of the questions I had about biology terminology and analysis of Dr. Brutler's answers.
A big THANK YOU to WWU Chemistry for fitting Spark Science in Dr. Beutler's schedule.
Make sure to check out Dr. Rose and Dr. Dahlberg back in Season 1.
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