A conversation with Oliver Smithies.

Journal Article (Interview)

Professor Oliver Smithies is the Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Along with Mario Capecchi and Martin Evans, Oliver was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in Physiology or Medicine in 2007 for his contributions to the development of gene targeting using homologous recombination in embryonic stem cells. This technique has had an immense impact on biomedical research over the past two decades. Professor Smithies has had a long and distinguished career as a researcher and mentor. Here, he provides an entertaining and enlightening discussion of his life in science.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Smithies, O; Coffman, T

Published Date

  • 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 77 /

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 11

PubMed ID

  • 25668016

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1545-1585

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1146/annurev-physiol-021014-071806


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States