FORA.tv Speaker - Peter C. Doherty
Peter Doherty was the co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with his Swiss colleague, Rolf Zinkernagel. The award was in acknowledgment of their discovery of how the immune system recognizes virus-infected cells.
Originally trained as a vet, Professor Doherty spent 14 years as head of the Department of Immunology at St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. He is now the Laureate Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne.
06.15.09 | 01:26:34 min
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