Phillip A. Sharp

Spitzenforschung in der Klinik – wie geht das?

Phillip A. Sharp

Phillip A. Sharp

Nobelpreisträger Phillip A. Sharp vom David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research des Massachusetts Institute of Technology ist einer der Experten in der Podiumsdiskussion „Fertile grounds for cutting edge clinical research”.

Career:

  • 1969 Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Illinois, Urbana
  • 1974 – 1991 Center for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1991 – 1999 Head, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 
  • 2000 – 2004 Director, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Since 1999 Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Area of work:

  • Discovering that genes in eukaryotes are not contiguous strings but contain introns, and that the splicing of messenger RNA to delete those introns can occur in different ways, yielding different proteins from the same DNA sequence