Book Discussion on Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore

Dr. Crotty, a virologist, talked about his biography, Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore’s Life in Science, published by… read more

Dr. Crotty, a virologist, talked about his biography, Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore’s Life in Science, published by University of California Press, about the Nobel Prize winning molecular biologist. The author described the major milestones in Baltimore’s sometimes controversial career, from his graduate days at Rockefeller University to his appointment as president of Caltech. Dr. Crotty also explained the science behind cancer, AIDS, and genetic engineering, all of which were areas of Baltimore’s research. He took questions from the audience following his talk. close

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Book Discussion on Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore

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Public Affairs Event
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2001
Last Aired:
Dec 1, 2001

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  • Aug 12, 2001 | 12:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2001 | 10:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 01, 2001 | 2:28pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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