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A Biochemist by Nature
Karen Hopkin | Dec 31, 2007
Danny Reinberg has broken down everything from transcription factors to chromatin. Then he builds them back up, and the discoveries come.
Stuck on Giardia
Karen Hopkin | Nov 30, 2007
Heidi Elmendorf's passion for parasitology is matched only by her passion for teaching.
Not Faking It
Karen Hopkin | Oct 31, 2007
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.
Not Flowers, But Flies
Karen Hopkin | Sep 30, 2007
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.
Channeling Neuroscience
Karen Hopkin | Jul 31, 2007
Elizabeth Jonas was supposed to be a physician. A summer with Rodolfo Llinás changed all that.
Decoding the Brain
Karen Hopkin | Jun 30, 2007
Joe Tsien went from Shanghai to the cover of , creating the "smart mouse" along the way.
Making Pretty Pictures
Karen Hopkin | May 31, 2007
Sure, the images Kit Pogliano takes of bacterial proteins are breathtaking, but the science is even more so.
The Chromosome Queen
Karen Hopkin | Mar 31, 2007
Nancy Kleckner, who grew up with molecular genetics, has answered some of the field's most important questions.
Fire Fly
Karen Hopkin | Feb 28, 2007
UC Berkeley's Mike Levine almost became a physician. Lucky for research, he didn't.
Watching Bacteria Eat
Watching Bacteria Eat
Karen Hopkin | Dec 31, 2006
Hans Kornberg has spent his career figuring out bacterial metabolism - and has had a very good time doing it.