Martin Chalfie (Columbia University)
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Updated about 7 days ago.
#32 — Today’s guest on The Microscopists is none other than Martin Chalfie of Columbia University.
In this inspiring episode, we discover more about the work on the discovery and development of GFP that led to Martin sharing the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
We’ll also hear about some of the early challenges that Martin faced in his career, why he temporarily gave up on science, his various jobs before applying for grad school—including selling dresses for his parents’ manufacturing company—and his lockdown signature dish.
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