Karen Hopkin

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Persuasion Power

By | October 1, 2008

Ed Liu has produced innovative translational research and a world-class genome institute using his undeniable intellect - and charm.

Making Pretty Pictures

By | June 1, 2007

Sure, the images Kit Pogliano takes of bacterial proteins are breathtaking, but the science is even more so.

The Chromosome Queen

By | April 1, 2007

Nancy Kleckner, who grew up with molecular genetics, has answered some of the field's most important questions.

Fire Fly

By | March 1, 2007

UC Berkeley's Mike Levine almost became a physician. Lucky for research, he didn't.

From Buckets of Banana Mash

By | March 1, 2007

Genizon CSO Tim Keith's cautious but rigorous approach has made it possible for companies to separate real data from noise.

Making Life Possible

By | February 1, 2007

JoAnne Stubbe's determination has unlocked the secrets of ribonucleotide reductase.

Watching Bacteria Eat

By | January 1, 2007

Hans Kornberg has spent his career figuring out bacterial metabolism - and has had a very good time doing it.

Physics Meets the Brain

By | December 1, 2006

How Terry Sejnowski went from a grad student in theoretical physics to computational neuroscience's White Knight.

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