Danny Reinberg has broken down everything from transcription factors to chromatin. Then he builds them back up, and the discoveries come.
Heidi Elmendorf's passion for parasitology is matched only by her passion for teaching.
Jack Szostak's pioneering work has already been rewarded with a Lasker Award. Now he has one more big item on his to-do list: Creating artificial life.
Gerry Rubin was exposed to the leading lights of molecular biology right from the start of his career. Now he's trying to attract the next generation of leaders to Janelia Farm.
Elizabeth Jonas was supposed to be a physician. A summer with Rodolfo Llinás changed all that.
Joe Tsien went from Shanghai to the cover of
, creating the "smart mouse" along the way.
Sure, the images Kit Pogliano takes of bacterial proteins are breathtaking, but the science is even more so.
Nancy Kleckner, who grew up with molecular genetics, has answered some of the field's most important questions.
UC Berkeley's Mike Levine almost became a physician. Lucky for
research, he didn't.
Hans Kornberg has spent his career figuring out bacterial metabolism - and has had a very good time doing it.