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Biography

Stanley N. Cohen is Professor of Genetics and the Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in the School of Medicine at Stanford University. He and his colleague Herbert W. Boyer revolutionized the disciplines of biology and chemistry in 1973 with their discovery of methods to transplant and clone genes, and are named as inventors on the basic patents underlying the field of genetic engineering. Among Dr. Cohen's awards are the National Medal of Science, the National Medal of Technology, the Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, the Wolf Prize in Medicine, the Lemelson-MIT Prize, the Albany Medical Center Prize in Biomedical Research, and the Shaw Prize. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the National Inventors Hall of Fame, and the Institute of Medicine of the NAS. His recent investigations include studies of the role of host cell genes in microbial infections.

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Life and Wellness in the Genomic Age

10.05.07 | 01:02:47 min | 0 comments