The first Marshall Nirenberg Lecture was given by Eric Lander at the NIH just last week. Francis Collins gives the introduction, and then Eric takes us through the years that followed Watson and Crick’s revelations to today, and shines the light on the future challenges as well.
(Note: clear some time, it’s over an hour long)
I’m going to try to use their embed code to put it in this post, but if it’s not working for you go to this site to watch: http://videocast.nih.gov/Summary.asp?File=16668
Annual Marshall Nirenberg Lecture – 2011
The NIH Director’s Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series includes weekly scientific talks by some of the top researchers in the biomedical sciences worldwide.
Eric Lander , Ph.D., President and Director of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Professor of Biology at MIT and Professor of Systems Biology at Harvard, will present the first annual Marshall Nirenberg Lecture on May 20, 2011. “From the ‘Genetic Code’ to the ‘Genetic Code’”