File 23 - Eric Wieschaus

Recorded interview with Eric Wieschaus Transcript of the interview with Eric Wieschaus

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DE 2324 C-OH-23

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Eric Wieschaus

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  • 2017-11-04 (Creation)

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This is an interview with the evolutionary developmental biologist and Nobel Prize-winner Eric Wieschaus who was a group leader at EMBL Heidelberg between 1978 and 1981. In this interview, Eric Wieschaus describes how he became interested in flies an how he and Christiane N├╝sslein-Vollhard came from working with Walter Gehring to starting at EMBL. Furthermore, Eric Wieschaus gives an insight of his daily work at EMBL, especially concerning mutagenesis and later zygotically active lethals screening. He also describes the cooperation with the EMBL facilities and he gives a special insight into his impressions of EMBLs first DG, Sir John Kendrew.

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